You now have the opportunity to visit Hellisheiði, the world’s third-largest geothermal power station. It is located 800 above sea level in the area of Hengill volcano. This power station was built in 2002 to provide electricity to Reykjavik and have expanded in 2006 and 2011.
Hellisheiði is a unique power station as it has developed a new way to store CO2 in basalts. The project started in 2011 with partners around the world. In the spring of 2017 scientists in Iceland had success with capturing CO2 and convert it to limestone in only 2 years which was sensational due to the world’s agreements of less exhaust of CO2.
On this guided tour you will experience wall displays, presentations and interactive multimedia installations.