Latest news

IGA Board election for the period 2016-2019 started

All IGA members are invited to vote for up to 30 candidates until 1 July 2016.

EU-Project start in the Alpes

In May a project was initiated on near-surface geothermal resources in the Alpes

Launch of IGA Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik

The IGA launched the Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik, Iceland today.

IESE sets sights on South America

New Zealand company International Earth Sciences (IESE) is looking to expand its operations in South America with a representative attending this week’s Expomin 2016 conference in Santiago.

IGA Board in Reykjavik, Iceland

An entire week of geothermal energy activities in Iceland.

Invitation to apply as IGA Academy Lecturer

Fill in the form to become an IGA Academy Lecturer.

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

From 17-18 March the IGA attended the high-level event in Berlin, Germany.

Post-Doctoral Research Position in Chile

A vacancy is offered at the Andean Geothermal Center of Excellence (CEGA) in Chile.

For sale ! Geothermal energy source in South Africa.

A unique wonder of nature in beautiful surrounds.

IGA Poster Launch

The IGA recently launched a new IGA poster on "Geothermal Support Programs in the framework of International Development Cooperation".

GeoTHERM 2016

On 25 – 26th Feb. 2016 the IGA attended the GeoTHERM 2016 in Offenburg, Germany.

Klima Forum 2016

The IGA Executive Director Marietta Sander attended the ‘KlimaForum2016’ in Düsseldorf, Germany on Monday, 29 February.

2 PostDoc research positions available in Germany at the KIT

Submit your application by 30 April 2016.

Phase 2 of the IGA Secretariat in Bochum, Germany

The Climate- and Environmental Minister Johannes Remmel officially kick-started Phase 2 of the IGA in Bochum, Germany

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.

Amendment of the IGA Bylaws

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

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.

IGA joined IRENA Finance Workshop

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

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.

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.

Vacancies at the Geothermal Institute in Auckland

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

IGA Facebook group 'Geotermia en Latinoamérica'

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

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report launched

REN21 recently launched the GSR2015 in Vienna.

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.

Call for proposals for geothermal projects in India

The Indian Ministry invites proposals by 15 June 2015.

2015 edition of the Renewable Energy and Jobs Review released

On 20 May 2015, IRENA released the 2015 edition of the Renewable Energy and Jobs Review.

IGA at Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum

The IGA Executive Director attended and spoke at the forum.

Looking for Consultants to work in Kenya

KenGen is currently looking for suitable consultants for a 4-year period.

World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne, Australia (19-24 April 2015)

From 19-24 April 2015 the World Geothermal Congress brought together over 1,500 geothermal experts/ industry and government representatives and int. development partners.

Scholarships available with the GRC

The deadline for the submission of applications is 22 May 2015.

REN Alliance session at WGC

We cordially invite you to attend the session on Fr 24/04 at the WGC in Melbourne.

Stakeholder meeting on the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) at the WGC

We will bring stakeholders together to discuss the GGA in Melbourne.

Six IGA Academy Short Courses are offered at the WGC in Melbourne

Registration is still open for the six IGA Academy short courses prior and after the WGC.

Donors Forum on Tue 21 April

On Tue 21 April a geothermal donors forum is organized in Melbourne at the WGC.

IGA 25th Anniversary Celebration & IGA Members Meeting

IGA members are invited to join us and celebrate on 23 April in Melbourne.

IGA offers matchmaking with international development partners at WGC 2015

On Wednesday morning, 22 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.