IGA International Geothermal Association

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 more than 5,200 members in over 65 countries.

The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization. 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

Course 'Diplomado de Especialización en Geotermia' in El Salvador

From 02 March - 07 November 2014 the Regional Geothermal Programme in El Salvador offers the training course 'Diplomado de Especialización en Geotermia' in El Salvador.

IGA Best Paper Award & IGA PhD Student Research Grant 2014

The IGA is pleased to announce that two papers have been selected to receive the IGA Best Paper Award for 2014. Also, two proposals were selected to receive the IGA PhD Student Research Grant for 2014.

Short course outlines for WGC2015

The IGA offers 4 pre-conference short courses in Melbourne from 18-19 April 2015 and one post-conference short course from 26-28 April in New Zealand.

IGA Board meeting in Manila, Philippines from 20-24 March 2014

Over the last weekend the IGA Board of Directors met in Manila, Philippines.

Advertisement space offered on the IGA homepage

The IGA wishes to liaise more closely with the private sector and corporates. Advertisement space is now offered on the IGA homepage on the left side below the navigation bar.

Geothermal News

Fukushima 100% RE by 2040

In Fukushima the prefecture announced on 31.01.2014 that they wish to be entirely self-sufficient by using using only renewables by 2040.

United Nations University - Vacancy Announcement

Content Development Consultant (Home Based)

PhD scholarship in Geothermal Reservoir Engineering at University of Auckland

Research topic “ Reinjection of Non Condensable Gases in Geothermal Reservoirs”

5th European Geothermal PhD Day (EGPD)

Following the success of the last four European Geothermal PhD Day held in Potsdam, Reykjavik, Pisa and Szeged we are pleased to organize the next event in Darmstadt, Germany.

Job openings for Tendaho Project, Ethiopia (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is looking for consultants (Tendaho, Ethiopia). Deadline for submission of application is 26th September 2013. More detailed information can be downloaded below.