EFLA Consulting Engineers

EFLA is a general engineering and consulting company based in Iceland with international activities and consultancy around the globe. EFLA’s strength is based on highly qualified and experienced professionals with expertise in a wide variety of fields. The company mission is to enable and support the success of its customers and society as a whole, through progressive and value-driven solutions.

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Large-scale in nature and often sensitive in terms of both environment and public opinion, energy and utilities projects require sensitive handling, presentation and implementation. EFLA has four-decades-experience in the energy sector, in some of the world’s most ecologically sensitive and physically challenging settings. This has provided the company with highly specialised skills that place it at the forefront of power distribution systems and utilizing renewable energy resources.

EFLA specialises in design, management and implementation of diverse engineering power and utility projects. EFLA is therefore a leading provider of one-stop services in production and distribution of electricity and other types of utilities, covering everything from environmental issues, geotechnical engineering, surveying, power plant design to project management. EFLA’s energy team has successfully completed projects in over 30 countries, each presenting different sets of challenges, but all sharing the same demand for innovative, reliable, cost-effective and environmentally sound solutions.

EFLA’s in-depth experience in all aspects of geothermal, hydro and wind power projects allow our experts to perform reliable investment, operation and cost analysis for power production projects, transmission of energy and energy efficiency analysis of existing projects. We offer advice on business modelling and planning, and assist our clients with financing renewable energy projects at all stages.

EFLA has participated in all stages of geothermal projects, from countrywide mapping of potential and developing greenfield to construction management and supervision, commissioning, and refurbishment of power plants. In addition, EFLA understands the close relationship of successful geothermal projects to understanding and characterization of the geothermal resource. Therefore, EFLA places special emphasis on the exploration and characterization of geothermal resources as part of geothermal projects. EFLA is an independent engineering consultant experienced in feasibility studies and cost estimation for geothermal power plants.

Moreover, EFLA has wide experience in direct use of geothermal, specializing in geothermal spas and pools, use of geothermal water in aquaculture, using geothermal heat for cooling, producing food grade CO2 from geothermal gases as well as producing luxury salt with geothermal heat.

EFLA’s services range from environmental assessment to research and design to consultancy on contracts or bidding, to project management and work supervision, or in short: From start to finish.


Steinþór Gíslason

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