Smoke from Hellisheiði geothermal power plant and power lines, transporting electricity to Reykjavík capital region. Five major geothermal power plants exist in Iceland, which produce approximately 27% of the nation's electricity. In addition, geothermal heating meets the heating and hot water requirements of approximately 87% of all buildings in Iceland. Apart from geothermal energy, 74% of the nation’s electricity is generated by hydro power, and 0.1% from fossil fuels.
The Hellisheiði Power Station is the third-largest geothermal power station in the world.
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