Iceland: Overall Summary

In Iceland, the generation of electricity from renewable energy sources is promoted by subsidies granted for the design and construction of original tools and equipment for research on and the exploitation of energy resources as well as for special projects in the field of economical energy use.
Access of renewable energy plants to the grid is subject to the general legislation on energy. As 100 percent of electricity consumption in Iceland is generated from renewable energy sources, RES are not given priority grid connection.

Iceland

Further information

  • Orkustofnun – National Energy Authority
  • +354 569 6083
  • NEA website