IGA International Geothermal Association

Welcome to the International Geothermal Association

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization established to operate worldwide. It has more than 5,200 members in over 65 countries.

The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization. The objectives of the IGA are to encourage research, the development and utilization of geothermal resources worldwide through the publication of scientific and technical information among the geothermal specialists, the business community, governmental representatives, UN organisations, civil society and the general public.  >> read more

IGA News

Invitation to the IGA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The 2014 AGM will be held in Strasbourg, France, on 24 October 2014, at 3 pm.

REN Alliance/IRENA Webinar on 1st July 2014, 12:00-13:30 GMT (updated)

The webinar topic: Sustainable technology integration towards 100% renewable energy – Case studies.

REN Alliance side event in Bonn, Germany

On 11 June the IGA as REN Alliance partner organizes a side event in Bonn.

Course 'Diplomado de Especialización en Geotermia' in El Salvador

From 02 June - 07 November 2014 the Regional Geothermal Programme in El Salvador offers the training course 'Diplomado de Especialización en Geotermia' in El Salvador.

IGA Best Paper Award & IGA PhD Student Research Grant 2014

The IGA is pleased to announce that two papers have been selected to receive the IGA Best Paper Award for 2014. Also, two proposals were selected to receive the IGA PhD Student Research Grant for 2014.

Geothermal News

Expression of Interest for Drilling Operations in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Electric Power invites consultants to express their interest for reviewing drilling plans and operations.

REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2014

On 4 June 2014 REN21 launched the Renewables Global Status Report at the UN hosted Sustainable Energy for All event in New York.

KfW position in Tanzania

The German development bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank) is looking for a (Senior) Program Officer Energy at the KfW office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

New Master in Geothermal Engineering at TU Clausthal

The TU Clausthal in collaboration with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy offers a 2-yr MSc in Geothermal Engineering starting in WS 2014-2015.

Fukushima 100% RE by 2040

In Fukushima the prefecture announced on 31.01.2014 that they wish to be entirely self-sufficient by using using only renewables by 2040.