Landsvirkjun partly or wholly owns four subsidiaries. These companies are related to core operations of Landsvirkjun and in all cases specialise in sectors which derive from energy production, such as the transmission of electricity and management of electrical systems, participation in foreign energy projects, telecommunications services, energy research, and insurance for power stations.


Orkufjarskipti hf.

The purpose of Orkufjarskipti hf. is to own and operate a telecommunications system which is necessary for the shareholders' electricity operations throughout the country.


Landsnet hf. operates under the Electricity Act, which was passed in Parliament in the spring of 2003. Its role is to operate Iceland’s electricity transmission system and administer its system operations. It operates on the basis of a special licence and is subject to surveillance by National Energy Authority, which decides the income framework on which the company’s tariff is based. Landsvirkjun has a 64.7% holding in Landsnet.

Icelandic Power Insurance

Icelandic Power Insurance Ltd. A captive insurance company, which handles insurance and re-insurance for Landsvirkjun’s power stations and, in addition, supervises insurance for construction projects. It is wholly-owned by Landsvirkjun.

Landsvirkjun Power

The role of Landsvirkjun Power ehf., which began operating at the beginning of 2008, is to use Landsvirkjun’s knowledge to conduct consultancy projects in matters related to energy on the international market. It is wholly-owned by Landsvirkjun.

Other companies

Other companies

Landsvirkjun is also related to the following companies, either as a minority shareholder or as a collaborator. 

Jardbodin hf. Myvatnssveit

Jordbodin hf. Myvatnssveit. Landsvirkjun owned 19% of the active capital in Badfélag Mývatnssveitar in July 2019.

DMM Solutions ltd.

DMM Solutions ltd. is a software and consultancy company which specialises in the production of the information systems, DMM and, and in consultancy in connection with customers’ use of the systems. Landsvirkjun owns 20% of DMM.

Heimsþing 2020 ehf.

Landsvirkjun owns a 33,3% share of Heimsþing 2020 ehf., whose mission is the organization and preparation for the „World Geothermal Congress“, taking place in Iceland in 2020.

Icelandic New Energy

Íslensk Nýorka ehf. is a platform for co-operation between the energy companies and research institutions. Íslensk Nýorka’s aim is to lead projects that test new hydrogen technology and to promote the use of hydrogen in the Icelandic community. Landsvirkjun owns 12% of the company.

SER eignarhaldsfélag ehf.

SER eignarhaldsfélag ehf. was founded in March 2014, around Startup Energy Reykjavik, a mentorship-driven seed stage investment program with focus on energy related business projects. Landsvirkjun owns 35,4% of the company.


Netorka ehf. is a joint-measurement data and settlement company that serves the Icelandic electricity market. It handles the settlement and processing of sales measurements and keeps track of changes in the transactions of electricity sellers and buyers. Landsvirkjun owns 6.1% of the company.

Íslensk orka

Íslensk orka ehf. conducts operations related to the harnessing and use of energy. Landsvirkjun has a 32.2% holding in the company.

Sjávarorka ehf.

Sjávarorka ehf. conducts marine research. Landsvirkjun holds a 33.6% stake in the company.