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 4,000 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

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from everyone at the IGA Secretariat.

IGA highlights geothermal opportunity in Chile

This week, the IGA Board of Directors met in Santiago/ Chile for its annual spring Board Meeting.

Happy Birthday to us!

Today, on 6th July 1988 in Auckland, New Zealand the IGA was born!

Prof Dr Horst Rueter departure as IGA Service Company Director

The Board of Directors announces Prof Dr Horst Rueter´s departure as Managing Director of the IGA Service GmbH, effective June 27, 2017.

Geothermal News

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director - Geothermal Resources Council

GRC and GEA announce unification

The IGA wishes to congratulate the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) and the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) with the exciting news on their unification.

Geothermal Congress DGK in Munich

The German Geothermal Association and its co-organizer Bayern Innovative GmbH would like to invite you to the Geothermal Congress DGK on 12-14 September in the BMW Welt, Munich.

Call of EoIs for project funding in Latin America

1st call for Expressions of Interest will be published on 15 Jan. 2017.

Invitation to participate in the Energy Globe Award

Submit innovative showcase projects by 6 December 2016

Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018
CAS Deep Geothermal Systems - Certificate of Advanced Studies Module 3: Drilling and Logging
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Feb 12, 2018 - Feb 14, 2018
Stanford Geothermal Workshop - 43rd annual
Stanford, California, USA
Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018
IV. Geothermal and Natural Mineral Waters Symposium and Exhibition
Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Feb 28, 2018
Southeast-Asia Symposium Geothermal Energy
Offenburg, Germany
Mar 01, 2018 - Mar 02, 2018
GeoTHERM - Expo & Congress
Offenburg, Germany