Reykjavík is at the Forefront in Sustainable Energy Usage

In an article written by CITI, Reykjavík is listed as one of the top ten cities that are shaping the future of urban living. The article covers cities which have dealt with various issues in unique and innovative ways.

Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland is surrounded  by hot springs which produce heated water. This has given Reykjavík a means to cleanly and efficiently produce electricity and heat for their homes and buildings.  95% of the buildings in the Reykjavík area use geothermal heating, which is a renewable energy source that limits carbon dioxide emissions. This brings Reykjavík to the forefront in sustainable energy usage.

To read the whole article: www.citi.io/2016/03/03/10-cities-that-are-shaping-the-future-of-urban-living