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.

Vacant positions: Technical Coordinator and Global Geothermal Expert, Saint Lucia

The Ministry of Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security of Saint Lucia invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest. Deadline: 12 Dec. 2014

IGA partner institution REN21 celebrates 10 years of Renewables

The IGA collaborates with REN21 and joins in their celebration of their 10 years of renewable energy policy research.

Tenure-line Position in Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University

The Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-line faculty appointment.

Expression of Interest for Drilling Operations in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Electric Power invites consultants to express their interest for reviewing drilling plans and operations.

REN21 Renewables Global Status Report 2014

On 4 June 2014 REN21 launched the Renewables Global Status Report at the UN hosted Sustainable Energy for All event in New York.

KfW position in Tanzania

The German development bank (KfW Entwicklungsbank) is looking for a (Senior) Program Officer Energy at the KfW office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

New Master in Geothermal Engineering at TU Clausthal

The TU Clausthal in collaboration with Sapienza University of Rome, Italy offers a 2-yr MSc in Geothermal Engineering starting in WS 2014-2015.

Fukushima 100% RE by 2040

In Fukushima the prefecture announced on 31.01.2014 that they wish to be entirely self-sufficient by using using only renewables by 2040.

United Nations University - Vacancy Announcement

Content Development Consultant (Home Based)

PhD scholarship in Geothermal Reservoir Engineering at University of Auckland

Research topic “ Reinjection of Non Condensable Gases in Geothermal Reservoirs”

5th European Geothermal PhD Day (EGPD)

Following the success of the last four European Geothermal PhD Day held in Potsdam, Reykjavik, Pisa and Szeged we are pleased to organize the next event in Darmstadt, Germany.

Job openings for Tendaho Project, Ethiopia (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is looking for consultants (Tendaho, Ethiopia). Deadline for submission of application is 26th September 2013. More detailed information can be downloaded below.

The Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility-Announcement of Pre-application Information Workshop for the Second Application Round

The Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) would kindly invite interested project developers and project financiers to a pre-application information workshop considering financial support for geothermal projects in Eastern Africa.

Geothermal Resource Assessment of Silali Geothermal Field in Kenya

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is looking for geothermal consultants. Deadline for submission of application is 15 August 2013.

Launch of Internship platform

Our collaboration partner IRENA recently launched the internship platform IRELP. Feel free to add internship opportunities in your company.

IFC report "Success of Geothermal Wells: A Global Study" published

In June 2013 the IFC published the report "Success of Geothermal Wells: A Global Study".

Renewables 2013 Global Status Report now available

REN21 recently launched the Renewables 2013 Global Status Report.

Consulting on geothermal potential and fund set-up in Latin America

The KfW is looking for consulting services for a study. Deadline for submission of applications is 22 July 2013.

Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF)

The GRMF provides financial support to encourage public and private investors and Public Private Partnerships to develop geothermal power generation projects in East Africa. Their latest newsletter shows that a second application round starts in October 2013.

Training course in Deep Geothermal Systems: CAS DEEGEOSYS

The University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland) has the pleasure to announce the opening of the registration for the 2nd edition of the training course in Deep Geothermal Systems: CAS DEEGEOSYS, which will begin on September 9, 2013.

Vacancy announcement Professor for Reservoir Engineering & Petrophysics

The Bochum University of Applied Sciences (Germany) asks candidates to apply until 31 March 2013.

Webinar on the Renewables Global Futures Report 2013

On Wed 27 Feb. 2013 at 9:00pm UTC/GMT a webinar is conducted together with the lead author Eric Martinot.

Bochum Graduate School offers 10 PhD positions in Germany

The newly founded Graduate School of the Bochum University of Applied Sciences and Ruhr University of Bochum (RUB) offer 10 PhD positions in the field of applied research on Enhanced Geothermal Energy Systems.

Summer Course by the National Geothermal Academy, Nevada, US

The National Geothermal Academy at the University of Nevada, Reno, is offering an 8-week intensive summer course. The deadline for applications is 15 February 2012.

Report released on "Skills and Occuptational Needs in Renewable Energy"

The ILO and the EU recently released the report "Skills and Occuptational Needs in Renewable Energy". The IGA contributed sector-specific data on geothermal energy.

IEA Technolgy Roadmap Geothermal Heat and Power

The Technology Roadmap Geothermal Heat and Power of the IEA (International Energy Agency) was released on 14 June 2011.

IPCC Special Report on Renewable Energies and Climate Change (SRREN)

The Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) explores the current contribution and potential of renewable energy sources to provide energy services for a sustainable social and economic development path.

Status of geothermal energy power plants in Japan

The geothermal energy power plants in Japan were hardly affected by the earthquakes.

Induced Seismicity

The GtV-BV (German Geothermal Association) has issued a position paper on Induced Seismicity.