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 Executive Director - Vacancy from March 2017

For the Secretariat of the International Geothermal Association (IGA) the Bochum University of Applied Sciences has a vacancy starting 1 March 2017 for the position as an IGA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.

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

IGA Calendar 2017

We printed the IGA Calendar 2017 and thank you for sending us amazing geothermal images.

International IGA coffee break talks at the European Geothermal Congress in Strasbourg

The IGA offers a series of coffee break talks at the IGA booth at the upcoming EGC.

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.

Feb 13, 2017 - Feb 15, 2017
Stanford Geothermal Workshop
Stanford, USA
Feb 14, 2017 - Feb 15, 2017
Latin America Symposium at the GeoTHERM (ENG, Spanish, German)
Offenburg, Germany
Feb 14, 2017 - Feb 16, 2017
GeoTHERM Fair and Congress
Offenburg, Germany
Mar 01, 2017 - Mar 03, 2017
8th European Geothermal PhD Day
Bochum, Germany
Mar 07, 2017 - Mar 09, 2017
South-East European Exhibition on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria