Energy Production

Headline list

Búrfell Hydropower plant - extension

Verkís services is preparation of tender documents for the project together with tender design, final design, design review as well as assistance during procurement and construction.

Mjólká - Hydroelectric Project

The Mjólkárvirkjun hydroelectric project, is situated in Arnarfjörður fjord in the Westfjords of Iceland. The project harnesses the fresh water rivers Mjólká and Hofsá. The power plant was first operated in 1958 and harnessed energy from Borgarhvilftarvatn reservoir. It is owned by the Westfjord Power Company.

Grozni geothermal project

Verkís conducted a feasibility study for the utilization of geothermal hot water from old oil wells in the Starogroznenskaya oil field for production of electricity and hot water for district heating. The Starogroznenskaya oil field upper cretaceous reservoir is a depleted oil reservoir 8 km from the city center of Grozny in the Chechen Republic in the Russian federation. Most of the oil wells were drilled during the years 1964-1974 and the oil was mostly depleted by 1988 when water injection into several wells was ceased.

Çanakkale binary geothermal power plant

Verkís has assisted the turn-key contractor Atlas Copco Energas for the design of the brine gathering system, design of sections of the electrical- and control systems, design review of Contractor's drawings as well as site inspections to FAT tests. Last but not least has Verkís supervised the testing and commissioning of the generator protection and synchronisation systems and connection to the adjacent power grid.

Pamukören geothermal power plant

Verkís has assisted the turn-key contractor Atlas Copco during the commissioning and start-up phase of the Pamukören binary geothermal power plant.

Geothermal resource optimization study of the greater Olkaria geothermal fields

The consortium composed of Verkís, Mannvit, ÍSOR and Vatnaskil conducted Consultancy Services for Geothermal Resource Optimization Study of the Greater Olkaria Geothermal Fields for Kenya Electricity Generation Company Ltd. (KenGen).

Corbetti goethermal power project

The consortium Verkís/Mannvit was appointed in 2014 by Reykjavík Geothermal and later Corbetti Geothermal Company as Owner's Engineer for the Corbetti Geothermal Power Project. The company is to focus on the development of high temperature (high enthalpy) geothermal resources for utility scale power production in the Main Ethiopian Rift. The plan involves the construction of a geothermal power project of 500 MWe in two phases and additional 500 MWe at a later stage.

Short course on geothermal project management

Verkís has conducted various short courses on Geothermal Project Management organized by United Nation University Geothermal Training Programme (UNU-GTP) and financed by the Icelandic International Development Agency  (ICEIDA) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) Geothermal Exploration Project in East Africa.

NAL-60 Geothermal project

The NAL-60 geothermal power plant project is currently under development with two planned geothermal power plants: Bjarnaflag, 45-90 MWe, and Theystareykir, 90 MWe. The electricity produced by the plants will first serve for industrial purposes in the Húsavík area located nearby. The consortium Verkís/Mannvit has been appointed by Landsvirkjun in 2011 to conduct the design, tendering and construction supervision of the power plants.

Germencik geothermal power plant

Verkís was the Technical Adviser to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and other potential lenders for the 123,3 MW Germencik geothermal power plant project during the project preparation and design up to financial close phase.

Bouillante 1 & 2 geothermal power plants

Verkís has been engaged in various assignments for Geóthermie Bouillante from feasibility study and conceptual design for development of the plant, linked among others to reinjection, to inspection and expertise services on plant condition, operation and maintenance.

Qorlortorsuaq hydropower plant

Verkís scope of services encompassed feasibility study and site evaluation; EPC bid preparation; Tender design for subcontractors; final design of all civil work; Detail design and/design review of all electrical and mechanical equipment; Site acceptance and commissioning.

Tanesco Tanzania

Verkís services is review of tenders and contracting, design review, mechanical and electrical shop inspections, project management, site supervision and monitoring of refurbishing work, commissioning and guarantee inspection.

Elkem metal plant

Verkís services was design, consulting, electrical and control systems, tender documents, inspection, testing, commissioning, contracting, participation in project management, monitoring, planning and cost estimates.

Bjarnarflag power plant

Verkís services was participation in project and design management, tender documents, electrical systems, control and protection, buildings services, civil work. Adaption and optimization to existing mechanical systems, construction supervision, risk assessment, test and start-up commissioning.

Búðarháls hydropower plant

Verkís services was review of project planning design and design criteria, review of civil work design, tender design of mechanical and electrical equipment, tender documents, evaluation of bids and contracting, design review for electromechanical equipment and detail design for mechanical and electrical systems in buildings.

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