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GEMex Informative Event in Pisa

A GEMex Informative Event will be held in Pisa, Italy.

A new geothermal society has been launched.

Geothermal Canada is a society founded for the advancement and promotion of geothermal research and development in Canada.

World Bank seeks consultants to identify best practices in geothermal exploration data management

The World Bank and IGA are seeking consultants do identify best practices in geothermal exploration data management.

Survey – please let us know what you think!

In 2018 we will put extra focus on our members. Not only will we launch a new membership platform and a new website. We are also in the process of developing the membership benefits. But, to do this we need your opinion. Please fill out the survey or send us an email with your thoughts and opinions on how we can improve the membership benefits.

Link to the survey: bit.ly/2BEznY6

The Geothermal Cross Over Technology Workshop

The AAPG and IGA wishes to connect the oil & gas to the geothermal sector and explore the synergy between the two to unravel the opportunities and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of both industries.

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director - Geothermal Resources Council

GRC and GEA announce unification

The IGA wishes to congratulate the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) and the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) with the exciting news on their unification.

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays from everyone at the IGA Secretariat.

Application of UNFC to Geothermal Energy Resources

UNFC has issued the report: "Application of UNFC to Geothermal Energy Resources", where 14 case studies from different countries illustrate the application of the geothermal energy specifications for the uniform use of UNFC in different contexts.

IGA highlights geothermal opportunity in Chile

This week, the IGA Board of Directors met in Santiago/ Chile for its annual spring Board Meeting.

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.

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.

Coordinating Officer - International Research and Education - Vacancy

For the International Geothermal Centre (GZB), which is a scientific institute of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the Bochum University of Applied Sciences has a vacancy starting as soon as possible for the position as an

Coordinating Officer - International Research and Education

Call of EoIs for project funding in Latin America

1st call for Expressions of Interest will be published on 15 Jan. 2017.

REN21 Steering Committee meeting in Paris & MEXIREC

A brief report on the meeting is presented and a REN21 press release on the MEXIREC.

Invitation to participate in the Energy Globe Award

Submit innovative showcase projects by 6 December 2016

Press release: COP22 - Renewable energy technologies ready to deliver

The REN Alliance confirmed readiness and cost effectiveness of renewables in Marrakesh.

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.

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

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.