Entries by IGA Team


Invitation for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to host the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) 2023

The International Geothermal Association (IGA) seeks Expressions of Interest (EOI) from member organisations who would like to  host the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) in the year 2023. Please download the Invitation for further Information: EOI-WGC2023 (pdf, 2,5 MB) [Update 01.04.2019] Please send your Invitee’s Response until 30 April 2019, 0:00 CET per E-Mail to: wgc2023@lovegeothermal.org.

First WING Awards

Women in Geothermal (WING) presented their inaugural awards in the 2018 GRC Annual Meeting and Expo, held in Reno, Nevada, 14-17 October 2018. The WING awards are for nominees committed to the promotion, development and education of geothermal energy; nominated by their peers for embodying WING’s core values, which are: Courageous, Empowering, Open and Caring. […]


IRENA & the Global Geothermal Alliance

The IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) held its ninth annual assembly in in Abu Dhabi, UAE on 10-13 January 2019. The Assembly is the Agency’s supreme decision-making body and brings together Heads of State, Ministers, government officials, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other international organizations to reaffirm the global renewable energy […]


12th Asian Geothermal Symposium (AGS12)

Kasumi Yasukawa (AIST) and Yoonho Song (KIGAM) The 12th Asian Geothermal Symposium (AGS12) was held at the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), Daejeon, Korea on 10-12 November 2018, co-organized by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and KIGAM, with the support of the Asia-Western Pacific Regional Branch (AWPRB) […]

RENAG 18 Geothermal Meeting

Luis C.A. Gutiérrez-Negrín (Editor) and Ángela Prieto (AGEOCOL Secretary) Through 10-15 December 2018, the Colombian Geothermal Association (Asociación Geotérmica Colombiana, AGEOCOL), conducted the third annual meeting called Geothermal National Meeting (Reunión Nacional de Geotermia, RENAG) in Bogotá, Colombia. RENAG 18 was composed of three main activities: pre-congress workshops (10-11 December), presentation of papers (12-14 December) […]

Nominations for IGA Board Term 2020 – 2023 now open

We want you! Help shape the global geothermal agenda and join the Board of the IGA. Nominations for Board Term 2020 – 2023 are now open. Get the guidelines, get nominated, and run for election. We want diversity, passion and commitment. If that sounds like you, join us! Deadline 16 April 2019 0:00 CET. – GUIDELINES […]

The World Geothermal Congress 2015

Luis C.A. Gutiérrez-Negrín, Chairman IGA’s Information Committee As planned, from April 19 through 24 it was held the World Geothermal Congress 2015 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center (MCEC), in Melbourne, Australia, with total attendance of more than 1600 persons. The WGC is convened every five years by the IGA, since the first one […]

IGA Melbourne Declaration

As usual in the World Geothermal Congresses, the WGC 2015 finalized with a declaration on behalf of the geothermal community that aims to reflect the status and future hopes of the sector. Here is The Melbourne Declaration. “Geothermal in Perspective – Views from Down Under” We are more than 1,500 members of the global geothermal […]

WGC 2010 in Bali: a Record- Breaking Congress

François-D. Vuataz, IGA BoD member, CREGE, Neuchâtel, Switzerland Introduction Geothermal, the energy to change the World: this was the motto of the last World Geothermal Congress that took place in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia from April 25 to 30, 2010. The event was convened by the International Geothermal Association (IGA) and co-convened by the Indonesian […]