Large land-based fish farming operations tapping geothermal

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Posted On: June 17, 2021

Large land-based fish farming operations tapping geothermal

Our member HS Orka has signed an agreement with the fish farming subsidiary of Icelandic fishing company Samherji on the supply of electricity and hot water from the Reykjanes geothermal plant on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. With a planned investment of $370 million, Samherji plans to produce up to 40,000 tonnes of salmon annually tapping into seawater, as well as electricity and hot water from the plant nearby.

This is a great addition to HS Orka’s Geothermal Resource Park also showing the fantastic opportunities provided by the cascaded use of geothermal energy resources pioneered by the company at its geothermal operations at Svartsengi and Reykjanes.

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