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

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.

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

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.

May 22, 2017 - May 23, 2017
GeoEnergi 2017
Bergen, Norway
May 23, 2017 - May 24, 2017
IGC Turkey 2017
Izmir, Turkey
Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 20, 2017
World Congress of Engineers and Scientists (WSEC-2017)
Astana City, Kazakhstan
Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 23, 2017
National Geothermal Academy - Module 1: Geothermal drilling engineering
Reno, Nevada, USA
Jun 25, 2017
IGA Academy Course: Mine water as a geothermal reservoir and/ or energy storage
Rauha, Laappenranta, Finland