Entries by Gregor

Spot on, El Salvador!

Dear friends of the IGA, dear friends of Geothermal, It is time. Time to meet again. The past 1.5 years and travel bans due to Covid didn’t make this easy. And let’s be honest: this is not fully over yet. But with more and more vaccinated people we also see more and more possibilities to […]


Webinar: Scaling-up Geothermal Direct Use for Industrial Applications in Latin America

The countries of Latin America are endowed with excellent geothermal resources. In Central America, these resources have been utilised mainly to generate electricity in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, there exists geothermal potential in Belize, Dominican Republic and Panama. In South America, geothermal resources are found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, […]

Join the Pivot2021 – Geothermal Reimagined! (19-23 July 2021, online)

Pivot is a decade-long conference series focused on engaging oil and gas professionals in geothermal exploration and development. This year’s Pivot2021 – Geothermal Reimagined, to take place virtually July 19-23, will feature more than 165 speakers across 35 spirited sessions, with IGA members featured across a variety of sessions and topics. The agenda is exciting, […]


German Geothermal Congress 2021 announces partner countries Austria and Switzerland

(PRESS RELEASE, Berlin, 9th of June 2021) Dr. Erwin Knapek, President of the German Geothermal Association, on the partnership: “In order to strengthen the country community of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, we recently extended the editorial responsibilities of our magazine Geothermal Energy to the geothermal associations of Switzerland and Austria. Consequently, it was also obvious […]


Save the date: New Zealand Geothermal Workshop (23-25 Nov. 2021)

The New Zealand Geothermal Workshop is proud to announce that the 43rd Geothermal Workshop will take place in Wellington at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa from 23-25th November 2021. We will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in regards to government alert levels and public health safety. As we receive further clarity surrounding […]

2021 P4G Seoul Summit to scale partnerships accelerating Ethiopia’s climate resilience

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – May 21, 2021 – A climate resilient economy will enable Ethiopia to align social, economic and environmental development to become a middle-income country by 2025. Enhancing sustainable agriculture that empowers smallholders and develops effective irrigation systems will be crucial to achieving food security, a key economic and environmental priority for Ethiopia. The […]

Geothermal pushes Iceland to top of The Green Future Index 2021

In the newly released MIT report, The Green Future Index 2021, our WGC 2020+1 host Iceland is at the top of the list. More importantly this is through geothermal and in particular through decades of hard work. The Green Future Index is a ranking of 76 leading countries and territories on their progress and commitment […]


Renewables are Ready to Deliver a Renewable World: Time for Action for 100% Renewable Energy Globally

+++PRESS RELEASE+++ Bonn/Tokyo/Berlin/Stockholm, 10 March 2021 – Renewable energy organisations representing different spheres of the renewable energy community have gathered today on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear accident to emphasise that renewable energies are not only available in abundance but ready to deliver a renewable […]

Global Renewable Energy Forum Report 2020 is now available

You can now download the Summary Report for the Global Renewable Energy Forum (GREF) 2020. It includes such topics as accelerating renewable energy action and the future of green hydrogen. GREF 2020 was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Bonn Office in cooperation with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the […]