2,200 guests attended Landsvirkjun’s open meetings and were able to watch the meetings via live stream on the Company’s website.
Landsvirkjun holds a number of open meetings every year to share information on its operations. The issues discussed are varied and call for open communication with stakeholders all over the country. Landsvirkjun held six open meetings last year including two in Rekjavík and four in rural areas of the country.
Landsvirkjun’s Autumn Meeting in 2014
Landsvirkjun’s Annual and Autumn Meetings are open to the public and are held as part of our drive to support informed communication on the Company’s operations.
Over 20,000 visitors
Landsvirkjun opened its doors to guests, once again, last summer. Visitors were given the opportunity to familiarise themselves with our operations and to gain insight into electricity generation from renewable energy sources. There were over 20,000 visitors to Landsvirkjun’s Visitor Centres and the new wind turbines at Hafið.
Guests were welcomed at the Búrfell, Fljótsdalur and Krafla Power Stations and a guided tour was offered to guests at the Kárahnjúkar Dam. The Krafla Geothermal Power Station received 10,000 visitors and 90% of these were foreign tourists. The Búrfell Hydropower Station Visitor Centre received 5,400 visitors and 3,800 guests visited the Visitor Centre at Végarður in Fljótsdalur. The Hafið wind turbine area received 1,400 visitors.
Renewable Energy Exhibition at the Búrfell Hydropower Station
Renewable energy is the focus of attention at the Búrfell Hydropower Station.
Interest in Landsvirkjun’s website increased by 30% this year and our Facebook audience increased by a thousand. Landsvirkjun shared 80 posts on Facebook, 215 tweets on Twitter and 35 Instagram photos.
Discover Landsvirkjun online
The Reports were accessed by 6,522 readers in 2014 and there were 41,000 page views.
Landsvirkjun’s Annual and Environmental Reports were solely published via the web in 2014. The objective of digital publication is to increase public access to information pertaining to the Company’s annual Financial Statements and to support knowledge dissemination on our operations. The Reports were accessed by 6,522 readers this year and there were 41,000 page views.
The Annual Report was nominated for two international awards including the Digital Communication Awards and European Excellence Awards for digital communication. The Report was also recognised by ‘Awwwards‘, an international association of designers, web-designers and software developers. In Iceland, the Report received the award for the bestcompany website from the Icelandic web association, the Lúður Award for the best web advertisement from the Icelandic Marketing Association and was nominated for website of the year by Nexpo.