Imminent Energy Shortage in Large-Scale Industry?

Össur Skarphédinsson, Minister of Industry is worried about a possible energy shortage since Reykjavik Energy decided to cancel all plans of a geothermal plant in Bitra after The National Planning Agency filed a negative report about the plant’s possible impact on the environment.

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Traders of Iceland Long for Euro

Approximately seventy percent of members of The Federation of Icelandic Trade are in favor of dropping the Icelandic Króna for Euro and fifty seven percent are in favor of joining the EU according to a recent Capasent-Gallup poll.

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Humans Scare Swans, Seagulls Devour Eggs

Seagulls were spotted devouring swan eggs at the Bakkatjörn pond in Seltjarnarnes, a Reykjavík suburb, last week, putting the likelihood of swan hatchlings at the pond this spring in doubt. A swan which has been laying its eggs at Seltjarnarnes’ pond for years, is believed to have left its nest because of human activity and therefore made way for the seagulls to the nest.

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