Entries by Gregor

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. Although the name is new, it has a long and rich history with many prominent and important early researchers, explorers and developers in the geothermal energy space active in the Society. More info here: https://www.geothermalcanada.org/

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Asia Symposium

Start-end date: 2018 On the 28th of February 2018, the IGA together with the International Energy Agency – Geothermal Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Geothermal TCP) and the Exhibition Centre Offenburg offered an Asia Symposium with distinguished Asian and international experts. The Symposium was held one day prior to the GeoTHERM 2018. Every year, the GeoTHERM expo & congress collaborates with […]

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Latin America Symposium

Start-end date: 2017 On 14 – 15 February 2017, the IGA together with the International Energy Agency – Geothermal Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Geothermal TCP) and the Exhibition Centre Offenburg offered a Latin America Symposium with distinguished Latin American and international experts. The Symposium was held one day prior to the GeoTHERM 2017. Every year, the GeoTHERM […]

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GEMEX

Start-end date: 2016-2020 GEMex – Cooperation in Geothermal energy research Europe-Mexico for development of Enhanced Geothermal Systems and Superhot Geothermal Systems. GEMex has the ambition to bring together the extended Mexican know how of discovering, developing, and deploying conventional geothermal energy systems with a variety of European expertise from similar geothermal energy systems (Italy, Iceland […]

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GSS-VET

Start-end date: 2016-2020 The IGA is a partner in GSS-VET Project. Geothermal- and Solar Skills – Vocational Education and Training aims at providing new environmental skills for the construction sector. Training providers have not yet caught up with the new skills demand, creating an important skills gap in the current labour market. Following the identification […]

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IDB Project Central America

Start-end date: 2013-2015 Project of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the National Energy Council of El Salvador (CNE): Concept development of a Regional Geothermal Training Centre in Central America. The IGA and the International Geothermal Centre Bochum advise the National Energy Council of El Salvador (CNE) and the University of El Salvador in establishing […]

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IFC Project: Geothermal best practice guide and workshops

Start-end date: 2013 In January 2013 a one-year project was initiated by IFC, Turkey the private sector branch of the World Bank and the IGA. Aims of the cooperation were to raise awareness on geothermal energy among financial institutions, banks, insurances and developers in Turkey. The tasks included: the training of geothermal developers to raise […]

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ILO-EU Project

Start-end date: 2009-2010 In 2009-2010 the IGA contributed to the ILO-EU report “Skills and Occupational Needs in Renewable Energy”. The report presents employment figures from 33 countries and arises from a joint EC/ILO project on knowledge sharing in early identification of skill needs. The document can be downloaded here: http://www.ilo.org/skills/pubs/WCMS_166823/lang–en/index.htm

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World Bank GeoFund Project

Start-end date: 2006-2009 The project covered the countries in Europe and Central Asia (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic and Russia). Project aims were to develop further geothermal projects through the provision of technical assistance, capacity building, the development of reforms of the energy market and related policies and the monitoring of trends.