Geothermal in Iceland

Photo | January 9, 2003

Energy plant near Reykjavik, energy is produced from the geothermal activity. Volcanic rocks are visible behind the plant. North West of Iceland.

Geothermal is a third source of renewable energy. It uses heat coming from the Earth's core, and transforms it into electricity. Iceland, pictured here, is one of the countries in the world the most advanced in geothermal. The amount of volcanoes and heat sources in the country make geothermal the most simple source of electricity.