Icelandic engineering consultancy for renewable energy

    Decades of experience

    Since 1942 Verkís has been at the forefront of hydroelectric plant design and engineering in Iceland. The firm has decades of continuous experience and provides services related to all aspects of harnessing hydroelectric power. Verkís will be your partner throughout the entire project chain, from conception through commissioning. Furthermore, Verkís offers operation and maintenance services.

    Verkís has participated in various types of hydropower projects around the world. These include small, medium and large scale projects in different, yet challenging environments, especially in cold climates.

    Additionally, Verkís offers a full range of engineering consultancy services related to energy ransmission and distribution.

    Moreover, Verkis provides consultancy on alternative renewable energy production such as tidal and wind power.

    Decades of experience

    • Designing hydropower plants since 1942

    • Output ranging from 0.5 MW to 690 MW

    • 28 new plants: 1900 MW

    • 11 refurbishment projects


    Verkís provides top quality services in most engineering disciplines. Decades of continuous experience ensure sound, professional advice and a wide range of solutions.

    Our Team

    Our hydropower experts have a diverse educational background and experience. We emphasize continuous education and research through active cooperation with universities and institutions. Our team provides high quality technical services throughout the entire project.

    Services include:

    • Preliminary and feasibility studies

    • Project and cost scheduling

    • Risk assessment

    • Tender design and documents

    • Total design

    • Design review

    • Environmental impact assessment

    • Project management

    • Construction site management and supervision

    • Testing and commissioning

    • Refurbishment and maintenance

     Fields of expertise include:

     • Hydraulics and hydrology

    • Geology, rock and soil mechanics

    • Dams and waterways

    • Hydromechanical equipment

    • Powerhouses on the surface and underground

    • Turbines and generators

    • Auxiliary equipment

    • High voltage switchgear

    • Control- and protection systems


    Verkís offers comprehensive and complete engineering services in the fields of civil, mechanical and electrical design of all hydropower structures and equipment.

    Verkís is a strong, progressive consultancy firm providing top quality services in most engineering disciplines. Verkís, which traces its origin back to 1932, is Iceland’s oldest engineering consulting firm. Decades of broad-based experience ensure sound, professional advice and a wide range of solutions. As one of Iceland’s largest engineering firms,
    Verkís strives to find the best and most cost effective solutions for every project.

    Ármúla 4 | 108 Reykjavík | Iceland

    +354 422 8000 | |


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