1st. – Albert Albertsson, Engineer and Concept Creator at HS Orka, is awarded the Knight's Cross on New Year's Day for his contribution to the field of geothermal utilisation
HS Orka wins the Icelandic Satisfaction Poll for the 14th time in the poll’s 16 years, receiving a score of 68 out of a possible 100
HS Orka becomes one of the backers of WGC2020
Innergex’s purchase of Alterra’s 53.9% share in HS Orka is finalized
Stage 1 assessment of the Equal Pay Scheme according to ÍST 85:2012 is carried out
Construction permit is granted for Brúar Power Plant
HS Orka, along with other energy and utilities companies, submit a statement of intent to Þórdís Kolbrún R. Gylfadóttir, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, stating their intention to be carbon neutral by the year 2040
The first shovel is put in the ground at Brúar Power Plant, HS Orka’s first hydropower plant. The station is located in Biskupstunga
The Icelandic Environment Association appeals HS Orka’s construction permit for Brúar Power Plant and requests a suspension of construction
The District Court of Reykjanes returned a verdict in favour of HS Orka in the case against HS Veitur regarding the company’s obligations with regard to pension funds
HS Orka is a sponsor and participant of IGC 2018
An external audit takes place on HS Orka’s Safety and Environmental Management System
The Complaints Committee rejects the call for a suspension on the construction of Brúar Power Plant. Constructions started few days later.
ISO 14001 Certification achieved
OHSAS 18001 Certification achieved
The exhibition “Orkuverið Jörð” at Reykjanes Power Plant closes.
The first hike of the summer in Reykjanes in collaboration with Geopark and the Blue Lagoon.
Geological hike on Stóra-Skógfell in collaboration with Geopark. Guðjón Helgi Eggertsson, Geologist at HS Orka, teaches hikers about the geology and history of the area.
HS Orka completes drilling at the research well by Litla-Skógfell in preparation for a future water source
Hike up the mountain of Þorbjarnarfell in collaboration with “Women in Energy”
HS Orka hosts a seminar on the future of planning, electricity and supply issues in the region of Suðurnes with the municipalities of Hafnarfjörður and Suðurnes.
HS Orka completes drilling at the research well at Sýlingarfell in preparation for a future water source
Endurnýjun framkvæmdaleyfis fyrir rannsóknarboranir í Eldvörpum samþykkt.
A renewal of the construction permit for exploration drilling at Eldvörp is approved
ÍST 85:2012 certification achieved