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 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization with special consultative status to the UN. 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

Amendment of the IGA Bylaws

IGA members are invited to vote on the amendment by Fr 18th March 2016

REN Alliance Press Release: Technology solutions are in place for 100% renewable energy future

At the COP21 in Paris the REN Alliance published the following press release.

IGA at the COP21 in Paris

On 7 Dec. the COP21 Energy Day was held.

Webinar on 30 October 2015 on Renewables Working Together

The recording of the webinar is available.

IGA Board in Morelia, Mexico from 15-19 October 2015

The Board of Directors is currently in Mexico for an international seminar, Board meetings and a strategy discussion

Side event and Geothermal session at the South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC)

On Monday, 5 October2015 the IGA together with the REN Alliance partners conduct a side event on 'Renewables working together'. On Tuesday, 6 October from 14:30 – 16:00 the IGA holds a Geothermal Session featuring international best practice and innovation.

Geothermal News

Call for EoIs in Tanzania

Expressions of Interest (EoI) for 'Surface exploration and training in Luhoi in Rufiji and Kiejo-Mbaka geothermal areas in Tanzania' are invited by 16 Feb. 2016.

GEOTHERMICS issue on Taupo Volcanic Zone

The Special Issue was published in January 2016 and is now available.

Call for applications; Mexican Sustainable Energy Price 2016

The Secretariat of Energy of Mexico invites professionals and students to apply for the Sustainable Energy Price 2016. The outlines of innovate energy projects are accepted until 12 Feb. 2016.

Help WING shape its objectives

Please fill in the brief survey and help Women in Geothermal (WING) shape its future.

WB EoI: Technical Assistance for Geothermal Development in Chile

Submission deadline is 21-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Competition for new research ideas launched

Enel Green Power launched a competition (10,000 Euro award) for new research ideas for renewable energies.

Feb 22, 2016 - Feb 24, 2016
41st Stanford Geothermal Workshop, Stanford, USA
Feb 24, 2016 - Feb 25, 2016
12th International Geothermal Conference, Offenburg, Germany
Feb 25, 2016 - Feb 26, 2016
10th GeoTHERM Fair and Congress, Offenburg, Germany