Singapore, 28 July 2022 – Dr Egill Júlíusson has joined Arctic Green Energy as its Chief Technology Officer.
In this role, Dr Júlíusson will oversee the company’s delivery of cutting edge geothermal plus energy solutions to its clients worldwide. He will be managing the Arctic Green Energy Center of Excellence in Iceland, comprised of many of the leading global experts in geothermal, including; Dr Guðni A Jóhannesson the former Director General of the Icelandic National Energy Authority, Dr Ólafur Flóvenz the former CEO of Iceland GeoSurvey, Dr Páll Valdimarsson, Professor and Lecturer in geothermal and district heating at various academic institutions worldwide, and Mr Grímur Björnsson, an esteemed geophysicist, and geothermal reservoir engineer with over 35 years of experience focused on modelling of geothermal reservoirs.
Dr Júlíusson was previously Chief Reservoir Engineer and Innovation Manager at Landsvirkjun, The National Power Company of Iceland, which runs three geothermal stations (Krafla, Þeistareykir and Bjarnarflag) with a combined capacity of 155 MWe. He joined Landsvirkjun in 2012 and managed various tasks there such as reservoir modelling and data management projects, steam acquisition campaigns, developing eco-industrial parks and innovative methods for advanced use of geothermal resources.
Dr Júlíusson holds a BSc degree in mechanical engineering from The University of Iceland, and a MSc and PhD degree in geothermal reservoir engineering from Stanford University. Additionally, Dr Júlíusson is an Adjunct Professor at Reykjavik University.
About Arctic Green Energy
Arctic Green Energy (www.arcticgreen.com) is a leading renewable energy company specialising in the various applications of geothermal energy, from district heating and cooling to power generation. The company is also expanding into co-generation with other renewable energy sources and has established university level programs to train new generations of geothermal experts. Based in Singapore and with operations in China and Europe, Arctic Green Energy has its roots in the well-established geothermal sector in Iceland and maintains a knowledge centre there.