Due to the geological location of Iceland, placed on the rift of the continental plates, the high amount of volcanoes help in the generation of geothermal energy.
Geothermal areas and hot springs are prominent features of Iceland´s physical geography. In Iceland the surface area covered by geothermal fields is believed to surpass that of any other country. The primary energy source used in Iceland comes from 100% renewable resources.
There are 700 known geothermal fields in Iceland and over 100 geothermal heated pools.