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

IGA offers matchmaking with international development partners at WGC 2015

On Wednesday morning, 23 April 2015 the IGA offers project developers/ investors a matchmaking event with international financial development partners.

Best Practices Guide for Geothermal Exploration

The Best Practices Guide was revised and is now more comprehensive. It is available for download.

IGA Best Paper Award—call for nominations

This is the second year that IGA will offer the IGA Best Paper Award to successful candidates. Nominations are welcome from IGA members and will be evaluated by an award evaluation committee authorized by IGA. Submission deadline: Friday, 27 February 2015

IGA Ph.D. Student Research Grant—call for applications

The IGA offers financial support to exceptional PhD research in geothermal energy topics. The submission deadline is Friday, 27 February 2015.

5th IRENA General Assembly: Renewable power - cheap as never before & IGA was there

IRENA states that power generation from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies

Geothermal News

Vacancy announcement: Associate Professor/ Geothermal Specialist

The Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG) at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks applicants with expertise in geothermal energy research. Application deadline: 1 March 2015

Vacant position: International Coordinator at the International Geothermal Centre Bochum (GZB)

The GZB in Germany is looking for a suitable candidate. Submission Deadline: 31.12.2014

Meeting announcement: Open market competition for Geothermal Drilling on Montserrat

The Department for International Development in the UK invites interested parties to a meeting in January 2015.

Invitation for EoI: Feasibility study and concept preparation for the African Geothermal Centre of Excellence

Suitable consultants/ consulting firms are invited to submit an Expression of Interest until 12 Dec. 2014.

European Geothermal PhD Day 2015 in The Netherlands in Feb. 2015

From 25-27 Feb. 2015 the 6th European PhD Day will take place.