Welcome to the International Geothermal Association

The International Geothermal Association (IGA), founded in 1988, is a scientific, educational and cultural organization established to operate worldwide. It has nearly 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization with special consultative status to the UN and special observer status to the Green Climate Fund. The objectives of the IGA are to encourage research, the development and utilization of geothermal resources worldwide through the publication of scientific and technical information among the geothermal specialists, the business community, governmental representatives, UN organisations, civil society and the general public. >> read more

IGA News

Press release: COP22 - Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver

The REN Alliance confirmed readiness and cost effectiveness of renewables in Marrakesh.

REN Alliance COP22 Side Event: Renewables Working Together: Rural, City, National, Regional and Island Approaches

Monday 14 November at 16:45 (UTC) in Observer Room 5(300). Marrakech, Morocco

IGA Executive Director - Vacancy from 2017 (updated)

The IGA is seeking for an Executive Director from beginning of 2017. The position is based at the IGA Secretariat in Bochum, Germany.

IGA Calendar 2017

We printed the IGA Calendar 2017 and thank you for sending us amazing geothermal images.

International IGA coffee break talks at the European Geothermal Congress in Strasbourg

The IGA offers a series of coffee break talks at the IGA booth at the upcoming EGC.

IGA Book launch "Geothermal Exploration - Global Strategies and Applications"

The book will be launched and released in Strasbourg on 22 Sept. 2016

Geothermal News

Invitation to participate in the Energy Globe Award

Submit innovative showcase projects by 6 December 2016

Mexico: Kick-off Meeting of the GEMex Project

On 15-17 November 2016, the initial general meeting of the GEMex project was held in Morelia, capital city of the State of Michoacán, Mexico.

Call for project proposals

IRENA and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development invite the submission of project proposals. Deadline 15th Feb. 2017.

Free Training courses for shallow geothermal applications and heat pump technology

The International Geothermal Centre (GZB) and the Bochum University of applied science offer serval training courses for shallow geothermal applications and heat pump technology in the period from Oct 15, 2016 till Nov 30, 2016.

Globally-applicable reporting standard is now effective

A harmonized standard for reporting geothermal resources has become operational.

Invitation to participate in the GeoWell Risk Assessment Survey

The International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS) is performing a survey within the framework of the GeoWell Project.

IRENA call for project proposals

The Global Geothermal Alliance of IRENA invites project proposals. Deadline is 31 August.

Dec 03, 2016 - Dec 08, 2016
World Renewable Energy Congress - XVII, WREC - 17
Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain
Dec 12, 2016
Community Power and Renewable Energy Storage in Denmark and in the EU
Hurup, Denmark
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 14, 2017
4th Expo Geothermal
Istanbul Expo Center - Yeşilköy, Istanbul, Turkey