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Iceland is the perfect location for your data center!

100% green & sustainable energy from reliable power sources at competitive prices mixed with a highly qualified workforce and attractive business incentives make Iceland an ideal location for world class data centers.

Visit Invest in Iceland's new dedicated Data Center website, outlining Iceland's value proposition for data centers.



Reasons to choose Iceland:

Highly skilled workforce

  • Experienced, well-educated, hard working, skilled workforce offer world-class data centers in Iceland.

A leader in terms of information and communication technologies

  • One of the highest IT technology development rate in the world.

Engineering companies in Iceland

  • Experience and qualification to service Level 1 and Level 2 types of data centers. 

Renewable energy

  • The Icelandic energy grid gets 100% of its energy from geothermal and hydro resources, making it 100% renewable.

Naturally cool

  • The cold air means virtually free cooling all year round resulting in low cooling costs.

Supportive business environment

  • Iceland's support for business offers a range of business incentives
  • As a member of the EEA agreement, Iceland is part of the inner European market and subject to European legislation, including: 
    • A comprehensive data protection act
    • Tariff free access to the European Union

Low risk

  • Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world and at low risk regarding natural disasters, as research has confirmed. Its famous volcanic activity is confined to isolated zones and has had little or no impact on the production and transmission of electric power.
  • See research confirming the minimal impact of natural disasters on business in Iceland.

Get in touch

For further information on the benefits of establishing a business in Iceland please feel free to contact us.


Einar Hansen Tómasson

Head of Energy and Green Solutions
+354 511 4000
E-mail: einar[at]

For further information

Data center publication

Data Centre Location
Extract from a benchmarking study on Iceland as a location for Data Centre Activity

Excellent Infrastructure

Iceland has excellent infrastructure, from basic infrastructure to information and communications technology, road systems, air connections and freight ports.

Educated Labor Force

Iceland has an educated and innovative labor force, and is ranked as one of the top countries in the world for its education system and employment rate in knowledge intensive sectors.

Energy Dependent Industries

Iceland's unique natural resources make it the best choice for energy dependent industries. No other country in the world offers as competitively priced, renewable energy via long-term contracts on such a scale