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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.