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

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.

Photo contest for IGA Calendar 2018

This year the International Geothermal Association would like to continue the nice tradition of the IGA Photo Contest. Once again, everyone is welcome to send their geothermal pictures to us!

Press Release: New IGA Executive Director Dr. Marit Brommer

On behalf of the IGA Board it is my pleasure to introduce our new Executive Director, Marit Brommer.

Coordinating Officer - International Research and Education - Vacancy

For the International Geothermal Centre (GZB), which is a scientific institute of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Bochum University of Applied Sciences has a vacancy starting as soon as possible for the position as an

Coordinating Officer - International Research and Education

REN21 Steering Committee meeting in Paris & MEXIREC

A brief report on the meeting is presented and a REN21 press release on the MEXIREC.

Press release: COP22 - Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver

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

Geothermal News

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

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.

Aug 02, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017
5th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition (IIGCE)
Jakarta, Indonesia
Aug 07, 2017 - Aug 11, 2017
The Geothermal Energy Conference
SavuSavu, Fiji
Sep 03, 2017 - Sep 07, 2017
23rd European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
Malmö, Sweden
Sep 05, 2017 - Sep 08, 2017
GEOHEAT
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 13, 2017
MEXIREC (Mexican International Renewable Energy Conference)
Mexico City, Mexico