The Windmill

As no natural resources of hot water or other means of producing electricity in an environmental way is possible in Grímsey. All electricity and warming of water is produced by means of a diesel aggregator. In year 1973 an experiment was made in building a windmill to produce electricity. The experiment failed as the mill broke down shortly after it had been build.

On the southwest part of the island on can see remains of the windmill standing on the hill.