10/1/2023 : Verkís coordinates a 9M EUR EU funded innovation project in energy transition

An energy transition project, WHISPER, has been granted 9,2 million EUR in funding from Horizon Europe for a 4-year innovation project. The goal of the project is to develop a solution that can significantly reduce emissions from the long-distance maritime industry, which is responsible for around 2.5% of the world‘s total CO2 emissions. WHISPER aims to demonstrate around 30% fuel savings on a retrofit bulk carrier and more than 15% on a retrofit containership


5/1/2023 : Work has started on the expansion of Svartsengi Power Plant


HS Orka has started work on the expansion of the power plant in Svartsengi. Verkís takes care of all the design for the expansion, i.a. design of the building structures and house systems of the power station and control building, design of the power plant's mechanical, electrical and control equipment, as well as advice on the purchase of other associated systems and equipment.


14/12/2022 : Merry Christmas!


Verkís would like to wish all of our customers and partners a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We thank you for your pleasant collaboration over the past year and look forward to a successful 2023.


6/12/2022 : Hólasandur High-voltage line 3 officially put into operation

Hólasandur HIgh-voltage line 3 was officially put into operation at a ceremony in Akureyri September 30th together with two new 220 kV substations at the end points of the line. The aim of the project is to improve energy efficiency, increase transmission capacity and ensure the stability of the electricity system in North and East Iceland.