Geothermal News

EU-Project start in the Alpes

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

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.

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.

2 PostDoc research positions available in Germany at the KIT

Submit your application by 30 April 2016.

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.

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.

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.

Renewables 2015 Global Status Report launched

REN21 recently launched the GSR2015 in Vienna.

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.

Looking for Consultants to work in Kenya

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

Scholarships available with the GRC

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

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.