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

IGA Academy Course: Planning of shallow geothermal systems for heating & cooling

04 - 07 December 2017, Santiago, Chile.

Registration open until 10 November 2017.

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.

Geothermal News

Geothermal Congress DGK in Munich

The German Geothermal Association and its co-organizer Bayern Innovative GmbH would like to invite you to the Geothermal Congress DGK on 12-14 September in the BMW Welt, Munich.

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.

Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Renewable Iran 2017 - Incorporating Iran Geothermal Expo
Tehran, Iran
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017
CAS Deep Geothermal Systems - Certificate of Advanced Studies Module 2: Geochemistry and Hydrochemistry
Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 14, 2017
Geothermal Energy Development for a Green Economy
Hanoi, Vietnam
Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017
Bioenergie, Erdwäme und Solarenergie für Ungarn (BMWi-Informationsreise Ungarn)
Baden-Württemberg, Hessen, Germany
Nov 22, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017
New Zealand Geothermal Workshop
Rotorua, New Zealand