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IGA Executive Director - Vacancy from 2017 (updated)

The IGA is seeking for an Executive Director from beginning of 2017. The position is based at the IGA Secretariat in Bochum, Germany.

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.

Latin America Symposium by IGA and IEA Geothermal at the next GeoTHERM – expo and congress

A joint event is organised on 14-15 Feb. 2017

IGA Calendar 2017

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

Globally-applicable reporting standard is now effective

A harmonized standard for reporting geothermal resources has become operational.

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.

IGA Book launch "Geothermal Exploration - Global Strategies and Applications"

The book will be launched and released in Strasbourg on 22 Sept. 2016

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.

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.

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.

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.

The IGA is now an Accredited Observer of the Green Climate Fund

The IGA is extending its vibrant network to partners and decision makers on global funding.

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.

IGA Board election for the period 2016-2019 started

All IGA members are invited to vote for up to 30 candidates until 19 July 2016.

EU-Project start in the Alpes

In May a project was initiated on near-surface geothermal resources in the Alpes

Launch of IGA Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik

The IGA launched the Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik, Iceland today.

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.

IGA Board in Reykjavik, Iceland

An entire week of geothermal energy activities in Iceland.

Invitation to apply as IGA Academy Lecturer

Fill in the form to become an IGA Academy Lecturer.

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue

From 17-18 March the IGA attended the high-level event in Berlin, Germany.

Post-Doctoral Research Position in Chile

A vacancy is offered at the Andean Geothermal Center of Excellence (CEGA) in Chile.

For sale ! Geothermal energy source in South Africa.

A unique wonder of nature in beautiful surrounds.

IGA Poster Launch

The IGA recently launched a new IGA poster on "Geothermal Support Programs in the framework of International Development Cooperation".

GeoTHERM 2016

On 25 – 26th Feb. 2016 the IGA attended the GeoTHERM 2016 in Offenburg, Germany.

Klima Forum 2016

The IGA Executive Director Marietta Sander attended the ‘KlimaForum2016’ in Düsseldorf, Germany on Monday, 29 February.

2 PostDoc research positions available in Germany at the KIT

Submit your application by 30 April 2016.

Phase 2 of the IGA Secretariat in Bochum, Germany

The Climate- and Environmental Minister Johannes Remmel officially kick-started Phase 2 of the IGA in Bochum, Germany

Call for EoIs in Tanzania

Expressions of Interest (EoI) for 'Surface exploration and training in Luhoi in Rufiji and Kiejo-Mbaka geothermal areas in Tanzania' are invited by 16 Feb. 2016.

Amendment of the IGA Bylaws

IGA members are invited to vote on the amendment by Fr 18th March 2016

GEOTHERMICS issue on Taupo Volcanic Zone

The Special Issue was published in January 2016 and is now available.

Call for applications; Mexican Sustainable Energy Price 2016

The Secretariat of Energy of Mexico invites professionals and students to apply for the Sustainable Energy Price 2016. The outlines of innovate energy projects are accepted until 12 Feb. 2016.

REN Alliance Press Release: Technology solutions are in place for 100% renewable energy future

At the COP21 in Paris the REN Alliance published the following press release.

IGA at the COP21 in Paris

On 7 Dec. the COP21 Energy Day was held.

Webinar on 30 October 2015 on Renewables Working Together

The recording of the webinar is available.

IGA Board in Morelia, Mexico from 15-19 October 2015

The Board of Directors is currently in Mexico for an international seminar, Board meetings and a strategy discussion

Side event and Geothermal session at the South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC)

On Monday, 5 October2015 the IGA together with the REN Alliance partners conduct a side event on 'Renewables working together'. On Tuesday, 6 October from 14:30 – 16:00 the IGA holds a Geothermal Session featuring international best practice and innovation.

IGA joined IRENA Finance Workshop

From 22-23 Sept. a Geothermal Finance Workshop was held in Columbia.

Help WING shape its objectives

Please fill in the brief survey and help Women in Geothermal (WING) shape its future.

WB EoI: Technical Assistance for Geothermal Development in Chile

Submission deadline is 21-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Competition for new research ideas launched

Enel Green Power launched a competition (10,000 Euro award) for new research ideas for renewable energies.

Geothermal Workshop in Jakarta on 17‐18 August

The GRC holds a two‐day geothermal workshop in Jakarta, Indonesia

Geothermal Awards to be announced at the GRC meeting

The GRC honors distinguished individuals with an award in Reno in Sept.

Winners of IGA Research Awards 2015

At the WGC in Melbourne the nominees of the IGA Best Paper Award and the IGA PhD Student Research Grant were announced.