Orkuveita Reykjavíkur is a public utility company providing electricity, geothermal water for heating, and cold water for consumption and fire fighting. The service area extends to 20 communities, covering 67% of the Icelandic population.
We harness hot water from geothermal fields in Reykjavík and distribute to our customers. In addition, we operate geothermal plants at Hellisheiði and Nesjavellir where we heat groundwater and distribute to the district heating. We produce electricity by using geothermal, high-pressure steam at our plants at Hellisheiði and Nesjavellir. We distribute cold water from our groundwater reservoir and we operate an exstensive sewage system for the Reykjavik area, as well as the municipalities of Akranes and Borgarbyggð.
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