Privatleute wollen ihre eigene Energie produzieren

Über 100 Isländer planen derzeit, ihre eigenen kleinen Kraftwerke zu bauen und dadurch eigene Energie zu produzieren. Diese Zahl schätzt letzte Woche das isländische Innovationszentrum in Egilsstadir, dessen Kursus zur Energieproduktion „Orkubóndinn“ („Energiefarmer“) gut besucht war.

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Reykjavík International Games Successful

The annual Reykjavík International Games were held for the third time in the capital’s Laugardalur district, dubbed “the Valley of Sport,” last weekend. Around 2,000 athletes, 300 of whom were foreign, participated in the games which were considered a success.

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EVE Online Computerspiel des Jahres

Das isländische online-Rollenspiel ((MMORPG) massively multiplayer online role-playing game) EVE online von der Firma CCP ist von der website mmopg.com, einer der grössten Spiele-Webseiten der Welt, zum besten Spiel des Jahres 2009 gewählt worden.

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Icelandic Handball Team Ready for Austria

The coach of the Icelandic men’s handball team Gudmundur Gudmundsson was satisfied with the friendly game against France yesterday, despite a ten-goal loss. The game ended 25-35. He says his team is now ready for the European Championship in Austria.

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Iceland Wants Answer on Nordic Loans

The Icelandic government is now pressing the governments of the Nordic countries to announce whether they are willing to grant Iceland loans despite the Icelandic president’s decision to veto the Icesave legislation on January 5.

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Icelandic Water Sent to Haiti

The company Icelandic Water Holding, which operates a bottling factory in Ölfus, south Iceland, has sent three tons of bottled water to the disaster area in Haiti. “We plan to send thousands of additional boxes,” said the company’s owner, Jón Ólafsson.

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