Entries by Margaret

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GEMex Final Conference

On 18-19 February 2020, the final conference of the European-Mexican cooperation GEMex Project took place at the GFZ. The coordinators of the project, Aída López-Hernández (Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, UMSNH) and David Bruhn (Helmholtz-Centre Potsdam, GFZ) welcomed 125 guests from 15 different countries. They were greeted not only by the administrative director […]

Vocational Education & Training – Updates from the GSS–VET Project

Last month our Bulgarian partners under the Project “GSS – VET – Geothermal & Solar Skills – Vocational Education & Training” organized the first pilot training of building specialists and electrical engineers from all over the country. The training in photovoltaic systems was conducted at the TU Sofia and the training in Solar-thermal systems was […]

IGA Photo Contest – Winner announced

The IGA Team and Photo Contest Committee congratulate Kasia Kurek on winning the WGC2020 ticket!  Among almost 70 contributions her picture & pitch have been voted the best. On the 1860 meters above sea, based in the old volcanoes structure a hot geothermal spring flows all year long with unsalted, highly mineralised waters of 86°C.Throughout a […]

Geothermal Photo & Video Contest 2019 (with special award!)

Dear Geothermal Friends, This year the International Geothermal Association is continuing the tradition of the Annual Photo Contest, but… in a different format! First, as usual, we are awaiting a photo or a video (!) from you showcasing spectacular geothermal vistas, sites with extraordinary technical set ups and pretty landscapes including geothermal manifestations. Second, we […]

A tribute to Ladsi Rybach

‘Ladsi Rybach is one of the best known and respected proponents of geothermal energy in the world today. He has worked tirelessly on behalf of the geothermal in Europe and through his efforts at the International Energy Agency and the International Geothermal Association his influence has been felt everywhere’ IEA-GIA Executive Committee, Bali, Indonesia, April […]

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Successful Baltic Symposium & Geotherm

The Baltic Symposium featured 12 country presentations and a high level overview on the global geothermal state of play presented by the President of the International Geothermal Association – Alexander Richter. In particular, the GeoTherm conference taking place on 14-15 February highlighted the increased awareness of geothermal energy in Germany and Central Europe. The IGA […]