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14.9.2023 : World Geothermal Congress 2023

The World Geothermal Congress (WGC) is set to take place in Beijing, China, from September 15th to 17th, 2023. EFLA will participate in this prestigious event, representing Iceland alongside other leading companies in the geothermal energy sector through the platform known as Green by Iceland.

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21.7.2023 : EFLA's specialists in a mission at the eruption at Litli Hrútur

On July 16th, 2023 a team of specialists from EFLA Consulting Engineers joined a group of scientists in a mission to the eruption at Litli Hrútur on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland.

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23.6.2023 : EFLA at Nor-Shipping 2023


Dr. Majid Eskafi, who works in port planning and engineering at EFLA Consulting Engineers, participated in Nor-Shipping 2023 which was held in Lillestrøm, Norway early in June. At Nor-Shipping, policymakers, decision makers, and frontiers in port and maritime industries participate and give lectures.

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16.6.2023 : EFLA participated in a seminar in Poland

Birta Kristín Helgadóttir, Director of Energy at EFLA Consulting Engineers, and Piotr Gburczyk, CEO of ISPOL, EFLA´s subsidiary in Poland, participated in a seminar at the Icelandic embassy in Warsaw, Poland, on Wednesday, June 14th.

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14.6.2023 : Time Changes Everything

BLOG | EPIC Games launched the EPIC Games Megagrants in 2019 to service and assist game developers or other enterprise professionals, media and entertainment creators, students, and tool developers doing outstanding work with Unreal Engine.

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13.6.2023 : EFLA´s biggest contract in Sweden to date

EFLA's activities in Sweden have grown significantly in recent years, and now the company has landed its biggest contract so far. The project concerns energy transmission, i.e. the design of a new 400 kV transmission line that is approximately 90 km long and connects the cities of Hallsberg and Timmersdal. Read more

9.6.2023 : EFLA in a conference in Germany

Birta Kristín Helgadóttir, Director of Energy at EFLA Consulting Engineers, will participate in the Germany-Iceland Clean Energy Summit at the Nordic embassies in Berlin, Germany, on Monday, June 12.

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31.5.2023 : Study Trip to Iceland

EFLA Consulting Engineers is working on a project in Croatia, in Bjelovar, involving geothermal energy. As part of the implementation of the project, a study trip to Reykjavik was made. The purpose of the visit was to exchange experiences and knowledge, and examples of good practices in the use of geothermal energy.

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31.3.2023 : Opportunities in challenging times

Mastur i Svithjod

BLOG |The global energy transition is underway. The world needs to unite around this enormous challenge – climate change respects no borders.

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10.2.2023 : EFLA in Energy Focus

Mastur i Svithjod

EFLA Consulting Engineers are in the latest edition of Energy Focus. EFLA's CEO Sæmundur Sæmundsson and Steinþór Gíslason, Director of Energy, talked about the company's continued growth.

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6.1.2023 : Geothermal energy will change the lifestyle in Croatia

In the spring of 2023, Bjelovar will begin constructing a drill hole to use geothermal energy. Hafsteinn Helgason, director of business development at EFLA Consulting Engineers, attended the initial conference in Bjelovar, Croatia. 

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23.12.2022 : Season´s greetings

EFLA Consulting Engineers sends you warm season greetings with best wishes for peace and prosperity in 2023.

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16.12.2022 : EFLA involved in the electrification of a harbour in Reykjavik

EFLA supervised a project in shore power connection systems for container vessels for Eimskip in Iceland, which was taken into use yesterday at Sundahöfn harbour in Reykjavik. The Norwegian company Blueday Technology AS was chosen to design and handle the construction of the equipment.

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24.11.2022 : EFLA participates in the Norsk Skogfinsk Museum

Photo: Lasovsky Johansson Architects ApS + Lipinkski Architects AB

EFLA Norway has participated in developing the Norwegian Forrest Museum, Norsk Skogfinsk Museum, in Svullrya in East Norway. EFLA´s staff has consulted on electricity, structural physics and geotechnical engineering matters.

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18.10.2022 : Top score quality secures EFLA a large contract with Statnett


EFLA Consulting Engineers recently won a contract for the engineering design of Statnett´s latest 90 km, 420 kV line in Blåfalli – Gismarvik, which will secure the power supply to Norway's second-largest aluminium smelter.

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10.10.2022 : With the Wind in our Sails


EFLA Consulting Engineers will host a session at the 2022 Arctic Circle Assembly which will be held in Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavík, Iceland, on the 13th-16th of October. The session is called "With the Wind in our Sails" and will take place on Friday the 14th of October from 08:30-09:25 at Akrafjall, 4th level in Harpa concert hall and conference centre.

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3.10.2022 : EFLA´s representatives in Croatia


EFLA´s representatives are in Croatia to participate in an initial press conference and a Round table for a project on the Development of technical documentation for the use of geothermal energy in the area of Veliko Koenovo and in the city of Bjelover in Croatia.

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20.9.2022 : EFLA at CIGRE in Paris


EFLA engineers attended this year’s CIGRE conference in Paris, which gathered approximately 3500 specialists from several countries to discuss and share the latest knowledge and technology on energy systems and components.

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15.9.2022 : EFLA´s involved in geothermal energy projects in Croatia


EFLA consulting engineers have been selected as partners in two projects related to the use of geothermal energy in Bjelovar, Croatia. The projects are partly funded by EEA and Norway Grants, EEA Grants. The goal of the projects is to increase energy production from renewable sources, reduce CO2 emissions and increase the security of energy supply.

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31.8.2022 : Majid presents on NordPIANC


Majid Eskadi, EFLA´s port specialist, has a presentation on the NordPIANC, held in the conference hall Hof in Akureyri, Iceland. The conference is for discussion about port development, port planning, port projects and port design.

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4.7.2022 : EFLA receives the 2022 President of Iceland award for export achievement


The president of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson awarded EFLA Consulting Engineers the 2022 presidential award for export achievement. EFLA's CEO, Sæmundur Sæmundsson, received the award at the award ceremony at Bessastaðir presidential residence, with a number of EFLA's employees in attendance.

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23.6.2022 : EFLA acquires a majority stake in HECLA SAS


EFLA Consulting has acquired a majority stake in HECLA SAS, a French engineering company based in Paris, after the completion of EFLA ‘s acquisition of Landsvirkjun´s holdings, through its subsidiary Landsvirkjun Power, and Jean Chauveau. EFLA now holds a 96.5% share of HECLA SAS, with two key executives holding 3.5%.

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9.6.2022 : A new geothermal spa in the north of Iceland


EFLA managed all the engineering design in the brand-new Forest Lagoon geothermal spa in the north of Iceland. EFLA conducted the project in close collaboration with Basalt Architects and the landscaping studio Landslag .

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1.4.2022 : Carbfix commissions EFLA for pre-design of Coda Terminal

Sæmundur Sæmundsson CEO EFLA and Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir, CEO Carbfix. Photographer: Gunnhildur Lind Hansdóttir

Carbfix has commissioned EFLA for a pre-design of Coda Terminal, Carbfix's CO2 mineral storage hub in Straumsvík, Iceland.

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21.12.2021 : Season´s Greetings

Gleðileg Jól. Jólakort 2021 á ensku.

EFLA Consulting Engineers sends you warm season's greetings and best wishes for a happy new year.

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14.10.2021 : EFLA is at Arctic Circle 2021

Arctic Circle og EFLA

Arctic Circle, an international conference will take place in Harpa on October 14-17, and EFLA will take part in the conference. Representatives of EFLA have organized a breakout session on Saturday on harnessing wind energy and the production of electric fuel in the northern regions.

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21.9.2021 : Visit from embassy representatives

EFLA AS and visit

The ambassador of Iceland in Norway and its business representative visited EFLA‘s office in Norway. The purpose of the visit was to gain insight into the operations and lay the groundwork for further strengthening of trade relations.

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11.8.2021 : Underground cables that withstand lava flow

EFLA works in the eruption site at Reykjanesskagi.

An interesting experiment is being carried out at the volcanic eruption sites in Fagradalsfjall to determine how much burden the underground cables can withstand from the lava flow. Hopefully, the findings will be informative for other similar and challenging situations.

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24.6.2021 : Expansion at Keflavík Airport

Construction work has started for an additional 20.000 square meters at Leif Eiríksson Air Terminal at Keflavík Airport. EFLA Consulting Engineers has been part of the design management team and has taken on various engineering consultancy for the extension.

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11.6.2021 : Framework agreement with Hamar municipality in Norway

Hamar municipality

EFLA has been confirmed as a party to a framework agreement worth 40 Million NOK, after competing with bids from all the largest engineering consulting firms in the Nordics.

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29.4.2021 : Extensive framework agreement in Norway


EFLA is one of seven engineering consulting companies awarded an 880 million NOK framework agreement with the Norwegian Road Administration (Statens vegvesen), in competition with all the largest engineering consulting firms in Norway.

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13.4.2021 : EFLA participates in the World Geothermal Congress


The World Geothermal Congress, WGC2020+1, will this year be held through a series of virtual and live events in Iceland, and EFLA's representatives will give two presentations at the event.

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26.3.2021 : 3-D model of the volcanic eruption in Iceland

Volcano eruption in Iceland

EFLA‘s photogrammetry and drone specialists were recently on location at the volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland. The purpose of the trip was to fly a drone over the area and capture images that would then be turned into a 3-D model of the area.

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2.2.2021 : Agent for PLS training

Training courses at EFLA in PLS

EFLA Consulting Engineers is proud to announce that we have been awarded the agency for the Power Line Systems (PLS) suite of software in the Nordic countries and Poland. 

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14.12.2020 : EFLA receives an EPIC MegaGrant

Megagrant from Epic Games

EFLA Consulting Engineers has been granted an EPIC MegaGrant by Epic Games to complete its project „Time changes everything“. The project is a virtual time machine simulator. Epic Games is the maker of Fortnite, Unreal Engine and Twinmotion, to name a few. 

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14.12.2020 : EFLA is working on the development of Sweden's transmission system

Transmission lines in Sweden

EFLA's transmission system projects in Sweden have made great progress. Svenska Kraftnät recently signed an agreement with EFLA for the development and design of new double-circuit 400 kV tower types that are a part of a development project for the next 20 years, called the NordSyd project.

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4.12.2020 : EFLA highest rated in Statnett's framework agreement

EFLA's new framework agreement with Statnett

Statnett, the system operator of the Norwegian transmission system, has renewed its framework agreement with EFLA Consulting Engineers. The framework agreement entails consultation as well as design work. EFLA received the highest score out of all participants. 

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12.11.2020 : Research & Development project of new tower type

Aluminium tower

Statnett powerlines (Norway) are generally constructed in extremely difficult, mountainous terrain exposed to high wind and ice loads. The lack of accessibility to most tower locations requires all equipment, materials and personnel to be flown to the construction site. Reducing the flying time or number of trips has a huge impact on the environment and cost. These constraints and impacts triggered a R&D project, with EFLA's participation, aimed at developing a new tower made completely of aluminium for the 420kV transmission network. 

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13.10.2020 : Certification of Strength and Stability

EFLA has been recognized as one of Iceland‘s strongest companies. Creditinfo, a leading local credit information provider, completes a detailed analysis highlighting Icelandic companies that have achieved top marks for strength, stability and resilience in the marketplace.

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16.9.2020 : Green Wall attracts attention

EFLA's Green Wall in Reykjavík

In Gróska's new building at Vatnsmýri, you can see a unique and magnificent Green Wall that has attracted much-deserved attention. EFLA was involved in the project in many ways and was responsible for, amongst other things, plant cultivation, piping design and control equipment.

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