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 more than 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. 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

Results of the IGA Board of Directors Elections for 2016-2019

The new IGA Board of Directors (BoD) for the period 2016-2019 has been elected.

My favourite geothermal photo: Photo contest for IGA Calendar 2017

We wish to invite you to send us your favourite geothermal energy photo.

IGA International Geothermal Company and Expert Pool

Invitation to register and check the IGA International Geothermal Company and Expert Pool

IGA Bylaws Amendment - call for vote

A bylaws amendment with respect to regional branches is proposed to the membership.

Call for IGA Academy Lecturers

The IGA Academy is looking for a lecturer for a 3-day course to be held in France.

The IGA is now an Accredited Observer of the Green Climate Fund

The IGA is extending its vibrant network to partners and decision makers on global funding.

IGA Board election for the period 2016-2019 started

All IGA members are invited to vote for up to 30 candidates until 19 July 2016.

Launch of IGA Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik

The IGA launched the Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik, Iceland today.

Geothermal News

IRENA call for project proposals

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

New World Bank publication: Greenhouse Gases from Geothermal Power Production

A report recently published by the World Bank ESMAP.

UNFC geothermal energy specifications open for public comment

The IGA and UNECE invite comments until 4 August 2016.

A Record Breaking Year for Renewable Energy

On 1 June 2016, REN21 published the Renewables Global Status Report 2016.

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.

Aug 08, 2016 - Aug 09, 2016
Geothermal Exploration Drilling & Resource Evaluation Workshop
Jakarta, Indonesia
Aug 10, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016
4th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition (IIGCE) 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 13, 2016
Celle Drilling 2016 - International Conference and Exhibition for Advanced Drilling Technology
Celle, Germany