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Iceland’s geothermal energy knowledge to be exported to the Americas?

Around 20 countries in both North and South America have the capability of using geothermal energy and many countries in the region have shown a interest in building geothermal plants in co-operation with Icelandic energy companies.

Össur Skarphédinsson, Minister of Industry, was recently in Colombia to celebrate Iceland’s membership as an observer country of the Organizations of American States (OAS). Skaphédinsson attending a meeting with 16 other ministers of foreign affairs and ten other public officials. Morgunbladid reports.

The topic of the meeting was Iceland’s campaign for the UN Security Council and the possibilities of increased co-operation between Iceland and countries that have the potential of using geothermal energy. There is also interest in building small hydro-eclectic power plants in co-operation with Icelandic companies.

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