Ljosafoss Power Station near Reykjavic
Ljosafoss Power Station near Reykjavic

Ljosafoss Power Station near Reykjavic

Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off in Iceland? Or are you looking for something to do that will keep both young and old entertained? If so, look no further than the Ljosafoss Power Station in the town of Selfoss. This facility explores the nature of electrical energy and has interactive exhibitions that demonstrate this.

Where can I find Ljosafoss Power Station?

The facility is located near the Yrufoss nature reserve, around 1-hour drive from Reykjavik.

This power station is engrained in Icelandic culture, being in operation since 1937, and is the oldest power station on the River Sog. Visitors will be introduced to renewable energy, and how Iceland as a country is a world leader in it. Guests will also see how this power plant and others like it, across the country, operate. The facility aims to educate its visitors on all aspects of renewable energy, including Geothermal energy, Hydropower, and Wind Energy. So, what are you waiting for? Come and experience this for yourselves. In a world where climate change has become so prominent, why not learn all you can about Iceland’s renewable energy programmes, at Ljosafoss Power Station.

  • The facility is open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 5 pm
  • Parking available
  • Hotels nearby
  • Free entry

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