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Iceland hot on renewable energy use

2 October 2013 Last updated at 08:41 BST

Iceland is looking to be the first country to run completely on renewable energy.

The country has cheap and environmentally friendly power because the volcanic activity that formed the island 50 million years ago still provides a useful natural resource.

Spencer Kelly visits Iceland to discover whether it really can get its energy from plugging into the planet.

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