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September 28, 2016

 

The CEO of Arctic Green Energy, Mr. Sigsteinn Gretarsson, gave a presentation at a breakout session on geothermal energy during the United Nations 71st. session of the General Assembly in New York on 21 September.

The main theme of this year´s General Assembly is the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. During the special breakout session, Mr. Gretarsson spoke of geothermal energy and its potential in the global fight against…

September 25, 2016

Arctic Green Energy, Sinopec and the National Energy Authority of Iceland (Orkustofnun) signed a three party Agreement on Thursday 23 September on the establishment of a Sino-Icelandic Geothermal R&D Center. According to the agreement, the parties will cooperate on conducting R&D work and exchange of geothermal experts between Iceland and China, holding international geothermal conferences and work-shops as well as conducting training of geothermal experts and providing geothermal technical…

April 22, 2016

Arctic Green Energy is a key sponsor of the 2016 Iceland Geothermal Conference (IGC 2016) held in Reykjavik, Iceland, between April 26-29. The main focus of this year’s conference will be on the three main topics of: Operability, Feasibility and Practicality of geothermal resource utilization.

Arctic Green Energy’s Chief Technology Officer, Susan Sun, will speak at a breakout session on district heating where she will introduce Arctic Green Energy’s district…

March 16, 2016

Arctic Green Energy’s China joint venture company – Sinopec Green Energy – has concluded yet another successful heating season in China. A typical heating season for district heating companies in China lasts from mid-November through mid-March.

Sinopec Green Energy currently has operations in Shaanxi, Shandong, Jiangsu and Hebei provinces of China. The company is estimated to have provided heat for 1 million people in China during the coldest months of…

November 08, 2015

Vietnam wishes to collaborate with Iceland in developing clean energies and receive technical support and experience sharing from the country within the renewable energy industry, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said during a clean energy conference in Hanoi on November 5th. The conference was held as part of an official visit by H.E. President Olafur R. Grimsson of Iceland to Vietnam.

During the occasion, Arctic Green Energy…

October 20, 2015

Arctic Green Energy served as one of the key sponsors and active participant in the Arctic Circle Conference that was held in Reykjavik between 15-18 October 2015.

Among the activities organized and attended by Arctic Green Energy during this year´s assembly was a special breakout session on the successful Sino-Icelandic geothermal cooperation. The session was chaired by Mr. Stefan Skjaldarson, ambassador of Iceland to China while Mr. Zhang Zhaoping, President…

August 02, 2015

Haukur Hardarson, Chairman and Founder of Arctic Green Energy, was invited to attend meetings with the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal, on 28 July 2015. Ms. Royal has been visiting Iceland in an official capacity at the invitation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland and the Minister for Industry. Ms. Roay also met with H.E. President Olafur R. Grimsson during her visit…

July 14, 2015

Mr. Gudmundur Olason – CEO of Arctic Green Energy Corporation – shared his opinions recently regarding the future prospects of geothermal resource utilization in China in an interview with Xinhua News Agency. In the interview, which appeared on the Xinhua News Network Corporation (CNC) website, Mr. Olason recommended that Chinese cities and areas rich in geothermal work out long-term geothermal development plans for the future sustainable utilization of this…

July 06, 2015

Arctic Green Energy Corporation is proud to announce that the company has been officially accepted into the UN Global Compact Initiative. By joining the initiative, Arctic Green Energy commits to making the UN Global Compact’s principles on corporate responsibility an integral part of its day-to-day operations and business strategy.
UN Global Compact is the World’s largest and most influential corporate responsibility initiative that urges companies to align strategies and operations…

July 06, 2015

Effective from 27 May 2015, Orka Energy was re-branded as “Arctic Green Energy Corporation”. The re-branding is partly due to changes in the company’s business strategy with new shareholders. As part of this process, Arctic Green Energy’s Biliran geothermal power plant development in the Philippines has been exited and some of the project’s former shareholders will continue to operate under the name of Orka Energy.
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