IGA News

IGA Executive Director - Vacancy from 2017

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Launch of IGA Geothermal Expert Pool in Reykjavik

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

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.

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.

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

Amendment of the IGA Bylaws

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

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.

IGA Facebook group 'Geotermia en Latinoamérica'

Last week the IGA created a new Facebook group in Latin America.

IGA at the Stakeholder Meeting of the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA)

On 15-16 June IRENA organized a stakeholder meeting on the GGA in Nairobi.

IGA obtained the UN Special Consultative Status

With the Special Consultative Status the IGA was officially mandated to strategically advise UN entities.

Invitation to IGA members to apply for IGA support of educational events

Please submit applications until Friday, 5 Sept. 2015.

New IGA website service created: 'Regional Geothermal Knowledge Gateway Latin America'

Recently the 'Regional Geothermal Knowledge Gateway Latin America' was created on the IGA website.

IGA at Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum

The IGA Executive Director attended and spoke at the forum.

World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne, Australia (19-24 April 2015)

From 19-24 April 2015 the World Geothermal Congress brought together over 1,500 geothermal experts/ industry and government representatives and int. development partners.

REN Alliance session at WGC

We cordially invite you to attend the session on Fr 24/04 at the WGC in Melbourne.

Stakeholder meeting on the Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA) at the WGC

We will bring stakeholders together to discuss the GGA in Melbourne.

Six IGA Academy Short Courses are offered at the WGC in Melbourne

Registration is still open for the six IGA Academy short courses prior and after the WGC.

Donors Forum on Tue 21 April

On Tue 21 April a geothermal donors forum is organized in Melbourne at the WGC.

IGA 25th Anniversary Celebration & IGA Members Meeting

IGA members are invited to join us and celebrate on 23 April in Melbourne.

IGA offers matchmaking with international development partners at WGC 2015

On Wednesday morning, 22 April 2015 the IGA offers project developers/ investors a matchmaking event with international financial development partners.

Best Practices Guide for Geothermal Exploration

The Best Practices Guide was revised and is now more comprehensive. It is available for download.

IGA Best Paper Award—call for nominations

This is the second year that IGA will offer the IGA Best Paper Award to successful candidates. Nominations are welcome from IGA members and will be evaluated by an award evaluation committee authorized by IGA. Submission deadline: Friday, 27 February 2015

IGA Ph.D. Student Research Grant—call for applications

The IGA offers financial support to exceptional PhD research in geothermal energy topics. The submission deadline is Friday, 27 February 2015.

5th IRENA General Assembly: Renewable power - cheap as never before & IGA was there

IRENA states that power generation from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies

Fellowships available for WGC2015 Short Course

The IGA provides fellowships to cover travel costs for participants to attend the WGC2015 course 'Reducing Drilling Risk from Exploration to Field Management'.

IGA Members' login area created on IGA homepage

As IGA member you can now access further IGA material in the IGA members’ area.

Call for applications for IGA funds for educational events

We invite IGA members to apply for IGA support of educational events.

IGA Service Company (IGA SC) invites Expressions of Interest (EoI) for Technical Assistance Facility

IGA SC intends to place an offer to DFID and looks for a suitable project partner/ technical Consultants. We invite interested parties to submit an EoI to us until Tue 10 Dec. 2014.