S4 Gender Diversity

Reykjavik Energy Group has traditionally been a male dominated workplace, and efforts are being made to increase the number of female technicians and specialists, as well as the number of males as clerical workers. At the management level, gender equality has prevailed since 2015. Reykjavik Energy Group does not have figures on gender equality policies from its contractors.

Gender diversity per job category

According to a report, prepared by Ernst & Young for the association Women in Energy, published in May 2019, the influence of women within the energy sector is greatest at Reykjavik Energy Group.

Influence of women with Icelandic energy and utility companies

District heating

The older photo was shot in 1942 when the district heating pipeline was being laid from Reykir in Mosfellssveit to Reykjavík. It was isolated with turf. The recent one was taken in the summer of 2020 when a hot water pipe was repaired in Reykjavík.

Credit: RE’s collection.