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Geothermal pushes Iceland to top of The Green Future Index 2021

In the newly released MIT report, The Green Future Index 2021, our WGC 2020+1 host Iceland is at the top of the list. More importantly this is through geothermal and in particular through decades of hard work. The Green Future Index is a ranking of 76 leading countries and territories on their progress and commitment […]


Renewables are Ready to Deliver a Renewable World: Time for Action for 100% Renewable Energy Globally

+++PRESS RELEASE+++ Bonn/Tokyo/Berlin/Stockholm, 10 March 2021 – Renewable energy organisations representing different spheres of the renewable energy community have gathered today on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear accident to emphasise that renewable energies are not only available in abundance but ready to deliver a renewable […]

Global Renewable Energy Forum Report 2020 is now available

You can now download the Summary Report for the Global Renewable Energy Forum (GREF) 2020. It includes such topics as accelerating renewable energy action and the future of green hydrogen. GREF 2020 was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bonn Office in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the […]

Happy New Year 2021!

The entire IGA Team wishes you and your families & friends a Happy New Year 2021! We are looking forward to this new year with hope in our hearts and science on our sides. Stay safe, stay well, #stayengaged.

Utah FORGE starts drilling on the first deviated well

The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, has recently announced that the drilling of its first highly deviated deep well has commenced. Highly deviated wells are frequently drilled for oil and gas production, but not by the geothermal industry. So, the Utah FORGE team will […]

IGA selects The Hague as new Operational Headquarter

November 10, 2020 | Bonn, Germany The International Geothermal Association (IGA) announces today, that they will transfer their operating headquarter from Bonn, Germany to The Hague, the Netherlands. This is a landmark decision based on the strategic positioning of geothermal energy as a key enabler of the net-zero future energy mix. The Netherlands has been […]

Geothermal Resources Council rebrands as “Geothermal Rising”

The Geothermal Resources Council announced today at their annual meeting, that it has rebranded as Geothermal Rising.The IGA congratulates its member with the new branding and looks forward to the new brand website, expected to occur in mid-Q1 2021.The full press release can be found here: https://mcusercontent.com/6fe4488c7728f34c46bba4588/files/4834c5ed-3300-47ad-9c84-6c299c4ecac5/Geothermal_Rising_Press_Release_Brand_Announcement_Final_1_.pdf


Webinar “Enabling Greater Geothermal Economics Through Applications and Technology”: Recording available now!

The recording of the Webinar “Enabling Greater Geothermal Economics Through Applications and Technology” is online now. A huge THANK YOU to Clinton Moss (Gunnar Energy) for his fantastic and passionate presentation. The recording is avaiable on YouTube: The presentation will illustrate how the use of magnetic ranging technology is proven to expand the scope of […]

Building Back Better through a Green Recovery: Joint Statement on Renewables working together

The renewable industries will work together to deliver 100% renewable energy. This can only be achieved through renewable energy integration. Together, the renewable energy technologies are greater than the sum of their parts. A significant increase of investment in renewables will fuel economic growth, create employment and contribute to a climate-safe future. To ensure this, […]