Landsvirkjun operates 17 power stations all over Iceland, in five areas of operation. In operating power stations, emphasis is placed on a holistic vision, where prudence, reliability and harmony of the operations with the environment and society are the guiding principles.
Iceland generates 99% of its energy from renewable hydroelectric and geothermal sources. Landsvirkjun generates three fourths of this energy from hydroelectric power and geothermal energy. Landsvirkjun is one of the largest producers of renewable energy in Europe and its total electricity generation in 2011 was 12,485 GWh.