The ditch near the eruption site.

Eagerly Waiting for Lava Flow to Provide Answers

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Fagradalsfjall Eruption Seen from Space

9 Jul The volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall mountain in Southwest Iceland is being viewed from many different angles – even from space.

Specially designed vessels will transport the carbon dioxide.

Tons of CO2  to Be Shipped to Iceland

20 May The Icelandic company Carbfix and the Danish shipping company Dan-Unity CO2 have entered into an agreement for the transfer of CO2 to the Coda Terminal – a new CO2 mineral storage terminal in Straumsvík, Iceland.

Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir, CEO of Carbfix.

Carbfix to Build CO2 Storage Facility in Iceland

23 Apr Preparations are underway for the construction of a carbon dioxide (CO2) storage and disposal facility - the first of its kind in the world - in Straumsvík cove.

They are smaller than the buses currently used.

Self-Driving Buses in Iceland by 2023?

11 Feb By 2023, Jóhannes Rúnarsson, managing director of Strætó bus service, hopes to see self-driving buses in Iceland.

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid attended the opening of the reading contest.

Software for the Survival of Icelandic

19 Jan Voice samples from Icelandic youth will be collected during the annual Grade School Reading Contest, which opened yesterday at Fellaskóli grade school in Reykjavík.

Ljósafoss hydroelectric power plant.

Will Hydrogen Be Produced in Iceland for Export?

23 Oct Landsvirkjun - the national power company of Iceland – and port authorities in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, have signed a declaration of intent regarding examining the potential for the export of green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam.

Two Telecom Companies in Iceland Use Huawei Products

22 Oct Two out of three telecommunications firms in Iceland use Huawei products in their telecommunications systems.

Phase of Uncertainty Declared for Cyber Security in Iceland

10 Sep 2020 For the first time ever, CERT-IS, Iceland’s computer emergency response team, declared a phase of uncertainty for cyber security in Iceland yesterday.

Róbert Wessmann, CEO and founder of Alvotech.

Icelandic Biopharmaceutical Company Alvotech Signs Huge Contract with Teva

6 Aug 2020 A collaboration agreement, one of the largest business contracts ever made with an Icelandic company, has been signed between the Icelandic biopharmaceutical company Alvotech and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Bleak Outlook for Icelandic in Outlook

29 May 2020 Microsoft has announced that it will no longer offer an Icelandic version of the Outlook app for iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) at the end of June.

Fifth COVID-19-Related Death in Iceland

6 Apr 2020 A man in his 60s died of COVID-19 at Landspítali National University Hospital yesterday.

Anna Hallgrímsdóttir, enjoying the iPad.

Appreciates iPad at Age 102

3 Apr 2020 “I love being able to talk to people,” 102-year-old Anna Hallgrímsdóttir.

Director of Health Alma Möller.

COVID-19-Tracing App to Be Launched Soon

1 Apr 2020 An app intended to help Icelandic health officials trace the origin of COVID-19 transmissions is ready to be launched.

Chief Superintendent Víðir Reynisson.

App to Trace Movements of Infected Icelanders

25 Mar 2020 An app, intended to help health officials trace paths of COVID-19 infection and easily reach those who have been exposed to the virus, will likely be launched in Iceland early next week.

Countries with clean energy are being looked at as a potential site for the computer.

Will British Supercomputer Be Housed in Iceland?

18 Feb 2020 Because of its clean energy sources, Iceland is a potential site for a supercomputer to be built for the Met Office – the UK’s national weather service - 2022-2032.

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