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Business Iceland
Business Iceland
6. January 2021

Iceland's Innovation to reach net zero

Iceland's Innovation to reach net zero
Iceland has successfully moved away from fossil fuels and shifted to 100% electricity production from renewable sources.

Iceland has successfully moved away from fossil fuels and shifted to 100% electricity production from renewable sources. The country has made fantastic progress utilising innovation, high-tech and natural resources to further sustainable practices in our industries.

In this feature by The Guardian, which includes many illustrative photos on the subject, it reads: "Isolated and challenged by a harsh climate and battered by the financial crisis of 2008, Iceland has successfully moved away from fossil fuels and shifted to 100% electricity production from renewable sources. The island nation has developed high-tech greenhouses to grow organic vegetables and embraced sustainable fish farming, ecotourism, breakthrough processes for carbon capture and disposal, and efforts to restore the forests that were lost in earlier centuries." Read full article


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