How is the Icelandic government promoting electric vehicles?

electric car charging station

The Icelandic government has put forward a plan to replace fossil fuels with electricity in the next decades. Among the government’s goals is a total ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030. The government aims to have 30,000 electric cars in Iceland by 2026. To make this transition go smoothly, charging ports have […]

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Vesturbæjarlaug Pool Closed for Two Weeks

Vesturbæjarlaug swimming pool


Vesturbæjarlaug pool in the west end of Reykjavík will be closed from June 24 to July 5 due to maintenance and renovations. The main projects include painting the pool and hot tub surfaces, fixing tiles in the wading pool and hot tubs, as well as more extensive renovations on the water filtering equipment in the basement.

For swimmers desperate for a dip, the closest public pools to Vesturbæjarlaug are Sundhöllin in downtown Reykjavík, and Sundlaug Seltjarnarness. Vesturbæjarlaug pool is set to reopen July 6.