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October 5, 2021updated 11 Oct 2021 12:45pm

Reykjanes 1, Iceland

By Carmen

Reykjanes 1 is a 100MW geothermal power project. It is located in Iceland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in December 2006.

Project TypeTotal Capacity (MW)Active Capacity (MW)Pipeline Capacity (MW)Project StatusProject LocationProject DeveloperGeothermal100100-ActiveIcelandHS Orka hf; Mannvit Engineering


The project was developed by HS Orka hf and Mannvit Engineering. The project is currently owned by HS Orka hf.

The geothermal plant is of single flash type. The geothermal site has in total 12 number of wells. Reykjanes 1 runs at a temperature of 320.

The project generates 789GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in December 2006.

Contractors Involved

Fuji Electric Systems was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the geothermal power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 50MWe nameplate capacity.

About HS Orka hf

HS Orka is a geothermal power company. It has an installed geothermal power capacity of 175 MW. HS Orka generates 150 MW of thermal energy for district heating.

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, software and system engineering, structural design, landscape analysis and assessment, mechanical engineering, environmental risk assessment, earthquake engineering, 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.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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