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Nesjavellir is a 120MW geothermal power project. It is located in Southwest, Iceland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1998. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Mannvit Engineering and is currently owned by Orkuveita Reykjavikur.

The geothermal plant is of single flash type. The geothermal site has in total 25 number of wells. Nesjavellir runs at a temperature of 200.

Nesjavellir (Nesjavellir Unit 1) consists of 2 turbines with 30MWe nameplate capacity.

Nesjavellir (Nesjavellir Unit 2) consists of 1 turbine with 30MWe nameplate capacity.

Nesjavellir (Nesjavellir Unit 3) consists of 1 turbine with 30MWe nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1998.

Contractors involved

Nesjavellir (Nesjavellir) is equipped with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries turbines.

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About Mannvit Engineering

Mannvit Engineering (Mannvit) is a provider of engineering and consulting services. The company’s service portfolio comprises of project management, construction management, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, software and system engineering, landscape analysis and assessment, mechanical engineering, structural design, environmental risk assessment, and safety management among others. It caters services to renewable energy, climate, power transmission, information technology, infrastructure, transportation, telecommunication sectors. The company is expertise in utility systems such as heating, water, sewage systems, traffic planning, environmental studies, hydrographic measurements, land surveys, geology and acoustics among other services. It has operational presence across the UK, Greenland, Germany, Hungary, Chile, Norway, and Indonesia. Mannvit is headquartered in Kopavogur, Iceland.

This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.