Helmingur Power Plant

River Jökulsá á Fjöllum

- Helmingur Power Plant

The proposed Helmingur Power Plant would harnessing the flow of the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum, thus transforming the course of the river, submerging sites of cultural importance and endangering precious vegetation in the area. According to the Master Plan for Hydro and Geothermal Energy Resources, the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum is classified as being of the highest cultural and natural value.

Photo © Jóhann Ísberg

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