Supporting the research community
The Energy Research Fund’s goal is to strengthen research in the fields of environmental and energy affairs and to award grants to students, university research projects, institutions, companies and individuals researching these areas. A further objective of the fund is to make Landsvirkjun's monetary contributions to research more efficient and transparent, and to ensure that the studies supported by the fund comply with Landsvirkjun's environmental policies.
The Landsvirkjun Energy Research Fund’s Board accepts applications once a year and the application deadline was in January. Landsvirkjun will respond to all applicants and all application material will be kept confidential.
Research in the fields of environmental and energy issues
General research projects in the fields of environmental and energy issues, including research on renewable energy and design of teaching material for young students. Grants are generally awarded for no more than half of the cost incurred and are awarded for the cost of employing of experts, participation of master and doctoral students and/or any other expenses the project may require.