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

Invitation to the IGA Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The 2016 AGM will be held at the at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCCC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in the afternoon of Monday, 31 October 2016.

Geothermal energy in New Zealand & the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

The online UN contribution informs on great achievements of the Tauhara North No. 2 Trust in New Zealand.

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.

Geothermal News

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.

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.

Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 13, 2016
Celle Drilling 2016 - International Conference and Exhibition for Advanced Drilling Technology
Celle, Germany
Sep 14, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
Environment-Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA)
Belgrade, Serbia
Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
International Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) Convention and Meeting
Stockholm, Sweden