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. 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

Winners of IGA Research Awards 2015

At the WGC in Melbourne the nominees of the IGA Best Paper Award and the IGA PhD Student Research Grant were announced.

IGA Facebook group 'Geotermia en Latinoamérica'

Last week the IGA created a new Facebook group in Latin America.

IGA at the Stakeholder Meeting of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA)

On 15-16 June IRENA organized a stakeholder meeting on the GGA in Nairobi.

IGA obtained the UN Special Consultative Status

With the Special Consultative Status the IGA was officially mandated to strategically advise UN entities.

Invitation to IGA members to apply for IGA support of educational events

Please submit applications until Friday, 5 Sept. 2015.

New IGA website service created: 'Regional Geothermal Knowledge Gateway Latin America'

Recently the 'Regional Geothermal Knowledge Gateway Latin America' was created on the IGA website.

Geothermal News

Competition for new research ideas launched

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

Geothermal Workshop in Jakarta on 17‐18 August

The GRC holds a two‐day geothermal workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia

Geothermal Awards to be announced at the GRC meeting

The GRC honors distinguished individuals with an award in Reno in Sept.

Vacancies at the Geothermal Institute in Auckland

The Department of Engineering Science (DES) at the University of Auckland has 2 vancant positions.

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report launched

REN21 recently launched the GSR2015 in Vienna.

Sep 07, 2015
Exploration and Development of Deep Geothermal Systems, leading to the Certificate of Advanced Studies, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Sep 11, 2015
11th Geothermal Conference in Northrhine-Westphalia, Bochum, Germany (in German)
Sep 14, 2015 - Sep 15, 2015
Celle Drilling 2015: The Way Ahead - Drilling Modeling, Simulation, and Automation, Congress Union, Celle, Germany