Orkustofnun, the Icelandic National Energy Authority, formally established in July 1967, works under the auspices of The Ministries of Industry and Commerce according to the law of Orkustofnun no. 87, 26. mars 2003 and the Electricity Act, no. 65/2003. The responsibilities of Orkustofnun: To conduct research on energy issues, accumulate information, and maintain a database of knowledge on energy resources. To collect basic data on hydrological conditions, on the hydrological budget of Iceland's freshwater and geothermal resources, as well as collect data on various natural and environmental processes. To disseminate knowledge on the exploration and exploitation of geothermal resources to developing nations. To execute administrative functions on behalf of the Icelandic government, and serve as a governmental advisor on energy issues.
Contact Person Details
- First Name: Gudni
- Last Name: Johannesson
- Position: Directtor General
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org