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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visits Carbfix

A Norwegian delegation led by Crown Prince Haakon visited the geothermal plant at Hellisheidi today to learn about the operations of Carbfix and ON Power.

HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Carbfix and ON Power at Hellisheidi today. His delegation also included Mr. Eivind Vad Petersson, State Secretary to the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Norwegian Ambassador to Iceland, Ms. Aud Lise Norheim.

The delegation is on a two-day visit to attend the annual Arctic Circle conference in Reykjavík.

Edda Aradóttir, CEO of Carbfix, welcomed the Crown Prince at the power plant‘s Geothermal Exhibition, and Helga Jónsdóttir, chairwoman of ON Power, gave an introduction about the utilization of geothermal power in Iceland.

After presenting the Carbfix technology of CO2 mineralization, Ms. Aradottir took the quests of honor to one of Carbfix's injection wells, where CO2 is injected into the ground for permanent mineralization. There she presented Prince Haakon with a gift: a piece of basaltic rock with mineralized CO2.

Among the aims of the visit to Iceland is to strengthen the ties between the industry and business relations with Iceland. Carbfix has important ties with Norwegian partners, such as Aker Carbon Capture, a collaboration which aims to offer the full Carbon Capture and Storage value chain in the global fight against climate change.

Photo by: Heiða Helgadóttir

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