Entries by Gregor

Happy New Year 2021!

The entire IGA Team wishes you and your families & friends a Happy New Year 2021! We are looking forward to this new year with hope in our hearts and science on our sides. Stay safe, stay well, #stayengaged.

UNFC and Geothermal Energy

On 19 September 2014, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Geothermal Association (IGA) was signed, in which IGA agreed to: Develop Specifications and Guidelines for the application of UNFC-2009 to geothermal energy, hereafter referred to as the Texts. Maintain evergreen the Texts in a […]

Utah FORGE starts drilling on the first deviated well

The Utah Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, has recently announced that the drilling of its first highly deviated deep well has commenced. Highly deviated wells are frequently drilled for oil and gas production, but not by the geothermal industry. So, the Utah FORGE team will […]

IGA selects The Hague as new Operational Headquarter

November 10, 2020 | Bonn, Germany The International Geothermal Association (IGA) announces today, that they will transfer their operating headquarter from Bonn, Germany to The Hague, the Netherlands. This is a landmark decision based on the strategic positioning of geothermal energy as a key enabler of the net-zero future energy mix. The Netherlands has been […]

Geothermal Resources Council rebrands as “Geothermal Rising”

The Geothermal Resources Council announced today at their annual meeting, that it has rebranded as Geothermal Rising.The IGA congratulates its member with the new branding and looks forward to the new brand website, expected to occur in mid-Q1 2021.The full press release can be found here: https://mcusercontent.com/6fe4488c7728f34c46bba4588/files/4834c5ed-3300-47ad-9c84-6c299c4ecac5/Geothermal_Rising_Press_Release_Brand_Announcement_Final_1_.pdf


Webinar “Enabling Greater Geothermal Economics Through Applications and Technology”: Recording available now!

The recording of the Webinar “Enabling Greater Geothermal Economics Through Applications and Technology” is online now. A huge THANK YOU to Clinton Moss (Gunnar Energy) for his fantastic and passionate presentation. The recording is avaiable on YouTube: The presentation will illustrate how the use of magnetic ranging technology is proven to expand the scope of […]

Building Back Better through a Green Recovery: Joint Statement on Renewables working together

The renewable industries will work together to deliver 100% renewable energy. This can only be achieved through renewable energy integration. Together, the renewable energy technologies are greater than the sum of their parts. A significant increase of investment in renewables will fuel economic growth, create employment and contribute to a climate-safe future. To ensure this, […]

Podcast by bp Technology Outlook: Focus on Geothermal

Hosted by Angela Lamont (technology journalist) and featuring Ryan Law (Geothermal Engineering Ltd), Marit Brommer (International Geothermal Association), Jon Busby (British Geological Survey) plus Nick Cameron and Mehdi Yusifov (bp) discuss, how generating low carbon electricity and heat from the energy beneath our feet is no longer restricted to areas like Iceland and the Pacific […]


Webinar “Enabling Greater Geothermal Economics Through Applications and Technology” on July 08

The presentation will illustrate how the use of magnetic ranging technology is proven to expand the scope of what’s possible within various well construction, completions, and intervention applications. Gunnar Energy Services, lead by innovator and industry SME Clinton Moss, will overview the capabilities of existing ranging technologies and a new strategy to deliver subsurface closed-loop […]