IGA International Geothermal Association

Joint launch event Geothermal Best Practices

On 27 March 2013 the IFC and IGA Service Company will launch the IFC-IGA Geothermal Best Practice Guide in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants are invited to join the event.

In Jan. 2013 a cooperation agreement was signed between IFC Turkey and the IGA Service Company. First activities include the review of a Geothermal Best Practice Guide and a launch event of the guide in Istanbul on 27 March 2013. The  Launch Event aims to present the Geothermal Exploration Best Practices Guide to the industry and provide a forum to bring together developers, financiers, investors, contractors and other partners. During the day the best practice methodology for conducting geology, geochemistry, and geophysics research, plus conceptual modeling of the reservoir are explained. Participants are also  provided with an insight into the risks particular to geothermal projects and advised how finance may be structured to mitigate project risks.
Subsequent project activities include the dissemination and seeking for endorsements of the Best Practice Guide, developers trainings, financial intermediary workshops and information sharing mechanisms.

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