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Our Operation & Maintenance (O&M) division has overall responsibility for the maintenance, inspections and repairs of infrastructure, including transmission power lines and substations.

With operating centres in Reykjavík and Egilsstaðir, east Iceland, (O&M) serves the transmission system on a countrywide basis, assisted by subcontractors.  

O&M’s responsibilities include:

  • The implementation of Landsnet’s electrical safety management system (RÖSK).
  • Managing the operation and maintenance of our transmission infrastructure, including outsourced infrastructure. Managing inventories and operational data relating to substations and transmission lines. We operate under a 10-year maintenance programme for our entire transmission infrastructure.
  • Ensuring continuous availability of necessary equipment, tools, materials and human resources to implement contingency plans in relation to the grid’s operation and maintenance.
  • Lifecycle analysis, which serves as the basis of an investment plan for the lifetime extension and/or renewal of grid equipment in operation.
  • Participation in international comparative analysis of transmission system operators’ performance and practices, with the objective of improving the Icelandic grid’s operations and maintenance.