Icelandic national power company Landsvirkjun has been awarded the Global Project Management Excellence Award for its geothermal power plant of Theistareykir in the Northeast of Iceland.
During the annual International Project Management Association (IPMA) World Congress, the 18th Global Award Gala was held and winners of the IPMA global Project Excellence Awards were announced.
During the event, the Theistareykir geothermal power plant of Iceland’s national power company Landsvirkjun in the Northeast of Iceland, was awarded the International Project Management Association’s Gold Award – the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. The award is the largest award awarded in the field of project management worldwide. The main focus of the awards this year was sustainability.
Theistareykir power plant received the award in the category “Large-Sized Projects” – large projects. The jury’s verdict identifies as the main strength of the project excellent communication with stakeholders at the preparation and implementation stage and a coordinated project group focusing on safety and environmental issues, in the spirit of Landsvirkjun’s policy of responsible utilization of renewable renewable energy sources.
In a statement, Hördur Arnarson, CEO of Landsvirkjun said: “The award is a great honor to Landsvirkjun and all those who came close to the Theistareykjaver project; staff, consultants and contractors, not least given that this year’s theme of the awards was sustainability. It is gratifying that our efforts to develop and manage our natural resources in a sustainable manner should attract international attention, as sustainable use of resources is one of our most important interests of all time. ”
IPMA Awards Video for the Theistareykir geothermal power plant