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Geothermal Exhibition

Olfuss, Iceland
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About Geothermal Exhibition
The geothermal power plant has a visitor's center with tours around our energy exhibition, cafe and a gift shop.
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valam619 wrote a review Sep. 11
Reykjavik, Iceland24 contributions6 helpful votes
I love how informative this place is about geothermal energy, what it is, how it is used and for how long, etc. Also this new room about carbfix, wow! I was so proud of Iceland during this visit!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Jonathan wrote a review Mar. 2021
Reykjavik, Iceland5 contributions5 helpful votes
If the source of energy in Iceland interests you at all, then this stop along the Ring Road is worth a visit. There are interesting educational exhibits, videos about carbon capture and sequestration, and a very nice viewing platform upstairs.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Len_vk wrote a review Mar. 2020
Utrecht, The Netherlands1 contribution
Even though it is very cool to hear and see how progressive and clean the powerplant works, we only got to see 3 short movies to explain the process and one floor with very few things to see for as much as 3.900 ISK (2 pers.). We were expecting a tour around the plant, at least to some degree, but the tour only consisted of walking two strairs.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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PDWood79 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Ashford, United Kingdom170 contributions79 helpful votes
You wouldn't think of a power plant as a highlight of a trip but it was so nicely presented and interesting.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from GeothermalExhibition, staff member at Geothermal Exhibition
Responded Aug. 7, 2020
We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Geothermal Exhibition, thank you for the review!
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Dustin M wrote a review Feb. 2020
Denver, Colorado34 contributions32 helpful votes
Two things you realize about Iceland when you visit in the winter is the importance of being prepared to adapt to potentially changing weather and road conditions and the prevalence of warm building interiors even in the winter. The On Power Geothermal Exhibition provides a nice overview of the science behind Iceland's access of hot water and steam (used to create electricity). There is also an interesting film on work being done to turn carbon dioxide into rock. The displays are well done and one could read them without the tour and still understand the basics of how Iceland uses geothermal energy for electricity in addition to the direct access to hot water. However, we tour guide provided interesting details. We felt like we better understood Iceland's ability to adapt to its environment and the ready availability of warm building interiors after visiting this modern facility that is relatively close to the Golden Circle area.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from GeothermalExhibition, staff member at Geothermal Exhibition
Responded Aug. 7, 2020
We are incredibly glad to hear you enjoyed the exhibition and felt like you were able to learn more about Icelands infrastructure and energy use. Thank you for your review!
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