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 5,000 members in over 65 countries.

The IGA is a non-political, non-profit, non-governmental organization with special consultative status to the UN. 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 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 1 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.

Geothermal News

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.

EU-Project start in the Alpes

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

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.

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.

Jun 20, 2016 - Jun 24, 2016
Short Course on Reservoir Engineering at the National Geothermal Academy in Nevada given by Roland Horne, Stanford University
Jun 30, 2016 - Jul 03, 2016
BIT's 6th Annual New Energy Forum-2016 (NEF-2016), Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Aug 10, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016
4th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition (IIGCE) 2016, Jakarta, Indonesia