21/12/2015 : Leifur Eiríksson Airport – North building extension

Verkís has been involved in all design of the Leifur Eiríksson airport.  It was opened 6 April 1987 and later extended with the opening of the South Building in 2001 to comply with the requirements of the Schengen Agreement. The North Building was later enlarged and finished in 2007.  more...

15/12/2015 : NAL-60 Geothermal project

Preparation work for a 45 MW geothermal power plant at Theystareykir in North-East Iceland has been ongoing over the past years.

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7/12/2015 : Iceland Geothermal - COP21

Iceland Geothermal will be hosting an session during the COP21 on “Geothermal Direct Use” organized in cooperation with the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs and GEORG.

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26/11/2015 : A major disaster response exercise conducted this month

A major disaster response exercise was conducted last week initiated by Landsnet, Iceland‘s TSO (electricity transmission system operator), together with all major stakeholders among electricity producers, distributors and users. more...

19/11/2015 : Refurbishment of the Fossár hydro Power Plant

Verkís Consulting Engineers has been working on the refurbishment of Fossárvirkjun, power plant, in Westfjords Iceland.   

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17/11/2015 : Verkís signs a declaration on climate change

Verkís is among the Icelandic companies that signed a declaration on climate change at Höfði in Reykjavík.

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6/11/2015 : Training in steamfield design and engineering - Graduation of the KenGen staff

A group of employees from KenGen in Kenya has just graduated from their 6 weeks course in steamfield design and engineering.  more...

26/10/2015 : Hydro 2015 - Bordeaux/France

Verkís will be at the Hydro 2015 conference 26 to 28 October in Bordeaux/France.

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20/10/2015 : Tskhenistskali cascade of HPPs – Consultancy agreement

The Georgian Co-Investment Fund (GCF), a private equity fund based in Georgia has announced a 723 MUSD investment in the Tskhenistskali cascade of hydro power plants project in Georgia, with a planned total installed capacity of 347,1 MW and annual generation of 1743,7 M kWh.

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19/10/2015 : Hydro 2015 – Bordeaux/France

The hydro 2015 conference and exhibition organized by The International Journal on Hydropower & Dams will take place in Bordeaux 26-28 October 2015.

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14/10/2015 : Future development of hydropower in the Arctic area

The annual Arctic Circle Assembly has become the largest international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 1500 participants from close to 50 countries. It will be held for the 3rd time in Reykjavík Iceland on October 16-18 2015. 

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8/10/2015 : The Arctic Circle 2015

Verkís is actively involved in various projects and subjects closely related to the issues discussed during the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly and is one of the Icelandic strategic partners supporting the event.

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30/9/2015 : Extension of the Búrfell hydropower plant

Verkís has signed a consultancy agreement with Landsvirkjun for the extension of the Búrfell hydropower plant. The services involve the preparation of tender documents for the project together with tender design, final design, design review as well as assistance during procurement and construction.

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16/9/2015 : Short course on Geothermal Project Management in Djibouti

Verkís is conducting a Short Course on Geothermal Project Management in Djibouti under the direction of the UNU-GTP for selected employees of the Djiboutian Development Office for Geothermal Energy (ODDEG), the Ministry of Energy, Water and Natural Resources (MERN) and the Djibouti Center for Research Studies (CERD). 

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8/9/2015 : Owner's Engineer for the Tanesco hydro power plants emergency repair program

Tanesco has undertaken an emergency repair program for five hydro-electric power plants in Tanzania: New Pangani Falls (2x34 MW), Kidatu (4x50 MW), Mtera (2x40 MW), Kihansi (3x60 MW) and Nyumba Ya Mungu (2x4 MW) and receives support from the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE). 

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31/8/2015 : DOE Geothermal Direct Use Technology and Marketplace Workshop in Pittsburgh

The Department Of Energy hold a forum on geothermal direct use technology and marketplace in Pittsburgh on August 17, 2015.

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29/4/2015 : French-icelandic forum on geothermal in paris

Sveinn I. Ólafsson, managing director of Verkís, signed an agreement with Clemessy.

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22/4/2015 : World Geothermal Congress 2015

Verkís participates in the 2015 World Geothermal Congress. Meet us at the Icelandic Pavilion covering booths nr. 49, 50, 55 and 56. more...

15/4/2015 : World Geothermal Congress

Verkís participates in the World Geothermal Congress 2015.  Meet us at the Icelandic Pavilion covering booths nr. 49, 50, 55 and  56 more...

23/2/2015 : Keflavik International Airport is chosen as the best airport in Europe in 2014

The airport was voted the best airport in Europe in 2014, according to the survey carried out by the largest airports in the world.

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30/1/2015 : Verkís launches new website

We are excited to announce the launch of our newly designed Web site, which goes live today, Friday 30th January 2015.  The website was designed in cooperation with Hugsmiðjan, Iceland and is powered by Eplica CMS.

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