Successes of Sino-Icelandic Geothermal Cooperation

Organized by Arctic Green Energy and Sinopec 16. October 2015

The successful Sino-Icelandic geothermal cooperation between Arctic Green Energy Corporation and Sinopec has produced an innovative solution in the fight against air-pollution and will serve as a model for bilateral environmental collaboration projects in the future.

Clean green energy technologies from Iceland in combination with China's environmental conservation determination are transforming Chinese cities towards a cleaner and healthier future for the benefit of society as a whole, increasing the quality of life not only for the people of China but for the whole world. The two companies have jointly built the world's largest geothermal district heating operation (Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Co., Ltd.) - both in terms of heated floor area and customers served.

The collaboration and its global relevance will be presented by representatives from Sinopec and Arctic Green Energy Corporation as well as world renowned geothermal experts that have directly contributed to the project's success.


  • Stefan Skjaldarson, Ambassador of the Republic of Iceland to the People’s Republic of China: The Sino-Icelandic Bilateral Geothermal Cooperation.
  • Guðni Axelsson, Director of Geothermal Training, Iceland Geosurvey: Geothermal Technical Collaboration between Iceland and China
  • Haukur Harðarson, Chairman and Founder, Arctic Green Energy; Vice –Chairman, Sinopec Green Energy: Low temperature Geothermal in the fight against global warming – Experiences from Iceland and China.
  • Zhang Zhaoping, President, Sinopec Star: Sinopec Green Energy – Achievements and Future Vision.