24/10/2021 : Verkís Leader of Sustainability at WGC 2020+1 panel on geothermal direct use

Marta Rós Karlsdóttir will participate on the WGC 2020+1 panel discussion on geothermal direct use and its role in the energy transition.


21/10/2021 : Verkís lecturer at WGC 2020+1

Thorleikur Jóhannesson, geothermal expert at Verkís, will participate in the WGC 2020+1 short course on “Utilisation of low to medium temperature geothermal resources”.


27/9/2021 : Energy Transition in Comoros

Verkís together with ÍSOR, Intellecon, consultants from the Comoros and BBA // Fjelco handles the preparation and draft regulations on the utilization of solar-, wind-, and hydropower energy on the Comoros Islands.


21/9/2021 : Importance of sustainable buildings

Sjálfbærni bygginga

The World Green Building Week (WGBW2021) is held on September 20-24 2021.


9/8/2021 : Egill Viðarsson – The New CEO of Verkís hf

Egill Viðarsson Framkvæmdastjóri Verkís

Egill will be taking over the position from Sveinn Ingi Ólafsson, who has been Verkís's CEO since its establishment in 2008. Sveinn requested earlier this year to resign as CEO, however, he will continue to perform other duties within the company.


21/5/2021 : Defence of Critical infrastructure at Reykjanes Peninsula


At around 20:45 UTC 19 March, a volcanic eruption began at Geldingadalur, in Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes Peninsula. In the past weeks, Verkís has worked on projects to defend critical infrastructure, including the mitigation measures (dams) currently under construction. 


11/5/2021 : Opening of Sky Lagoon in Iceland

Sky Lagoon

Sky Lagoon, new lagoon in Kópavogur, Iceland, was recently taken into use and has attracted a lot of visitors in the first days. 


30/4/2021 : Verkís designs steam separator for a geothermal power plant in New-Zealand


Top Energy, a company from New Zealand, has recently been working on the expansion of the Ngawha geothermal power plant in New Zealand. Verkís was responsible for the design of the steam separator, which delivers 99.995% steam quality.


6/4/2021 : Verkis designs school in Sisimiut in Greenland


Verkis and S&M Verkis, a subsidiary of Verkis, have been selected together with KHR architects to design Craft- and Machine school in Sisimiut in Greenland. Verkis and S&M Verkís will be responsible for engineering design.


2/3/2021 : Verkís nominated for international lighting design awards

Stapaskóli Darc verðlaun

Two lighting design projects developed by Verkís have been nominated for de [d]arc awards. The projects are Óðinstorg, in collaboration with Basalt architects, and Stapaskóli, in collaboration with Arkís. The results will be announced later this spring.