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

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.

IGA joined IRENA Finance Workshop

From 22-23 Sept. a Geothermal Finance Workshop was held in Columbia.

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.

Geothermal News

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.

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.

Nov 30, 2015 - Dec 11, 2015
United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), Paris, France
Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 03, 2015
7th Annual Geopower Global Congress, Istanbul, Turkey
Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 03, 2015
Developing & Delivering Geothermal Power Projects, London, UK