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WG 1 – Environmental Impacts                              WG 3 – Enhanced Geothermal Systems
WG 7 – Advanced Drilling                                       WG 8 – Direct Use
WG 10 – Data Collection                                         WG 11 – Induced Seismicity


Mongillo, M., Bromley, C. (2015) IEA-Geothermal: Reflecting on 18 Years of Successful International Collaboration. Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #40001.

WG 1 – Environmental and Sustainability

List of References on Geothermal Sustainability

Papers from 2015 conferences

Shortall, R. , Davidsdottira, B. Axelsson, G. (2015) Methodology for Designing a Sustainability Assessment Framework for Geothermal Energy Developments. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015, 10 p.

Axelsson, A., Arnaldsson, A., Berthet, J., Bromley, C.J., Gudnason, E. Hreinsdottir, S., Magnusson, I., Michalczewska, K., Karlsdottir, R., Sigmundson, F., Sigurdsson, O., “Renewability Assessment of the Reykjanes Geothermal System, SW-Iceland,” Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #16008

Bromley, C.J., (2015), Global Deployment Projections of Sustainable & Renewable Geothermal Energy – the Good, the Bad and the Outrageous – from an IEA-GIA Perspective, Proceedings 37th New Zealand Geothermal Workshop, 18th-20th November, Taupo, #143, 5p. BromleyNZGW2015-Global-Deployment-Projections2b.pdf

Bromley, C.J., Axelsson, G., (2015) ‘Adaptable long-term sustainable development strategies by using reservoir simulators’ extended abstract; and ‘Geothermal Resource Management- Methods to Maximize Sustainability’, abstract, poster & presentation, European Geothermal Workshop EGW-2015, Strasbourg France, 19-20 October 2015. Bromley-Adaptive-Reservoir-Simulation-EGW2015-v11.pdf

Bromley, C.J., Axelsson, G., Mongillo, M. (2015) Sustainable and Environmentally-Sound Development Strategies Addressed Through International Collaboration. Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #05000.

Previous presentations

Sustainability Session on Reservoir Modelling Presentations
Presentations made at the 4-6 October 2012 SIMS Conference in the sustainability session on reservoir modelling.

Mitigation of Geothermal Development Impacts Presentations
Presentations made at the 15-16 June 2012 Mitigating Environmental Impacts from Geothermal Development Workshop.

IEA-GIA International Efforts to Promote Global Geothermal Development and Help Mitigate Climate Change (2010)
Conference proceedings from keynote address presented at the World Geothermal Congress 2010, Bali, Indonesia

WG 3 – Enhanced Geothermal Systems

Technology crossover between Engineered Geothermal System (EGS) and hydrothermal technology
Report to capture the experiences of the authors in permeability stimulation associated with Engineered Geothermal System (EGS) creation.

IEA-GIA Global Review of Geothermal Reporting Terminology
The inter-relationships between the UN Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 and a range of existing geothermal energy reporting and classification schemes are examined.

WG 7 – Geothermal Drilling and Well Logging

Handbook of Best Practices for Geothermal Drilling 2010

WG 8 – Direct Use

Presentations from the 2016 Central and South American Workshop on Geothermal Energy can be found at:

Presentations from the 2015 Workshop ‘New Concepts – New and Innovative Applications of Geothermal Energy’ can be found at:

Presentations from the 2014 Workshop ‘Current issues and innovation on GSHP application in the Asia and Pacific Region’ can be found at:

Direct Use Report
Geothermal direct use applications and opportunities in Canada.

Link, K. (2015) IEA Geothermal Annex VIII – Direct Use of Geothermal Energy. Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #28021.

Song, Y., Minder, R., Yasukawa, K, Link, K. (2015) Toward a Better Way of Estimating Energy Utilization with Geothermal Heat Pumps: a Collaborative Study Under Annex VIII of IEA Geothermal. Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #29011.

WG 10 – Data, Information and Trends

Trend reports – key geothermal data and information for IEA-GIA Member countries.
2014 Trend Report
2013 Trend Report
2012 Trend Report
2011 Trend Report
2010 Trend Report

Weber, J., Ganz, B., Schulz, R. and GIA Country Representatives (2015) The GIA Trend Report, an Annual Survey Report on Geothermal Applications and Developments. Proceedings WGC2015 Melbourne, April 2015, #40000.

WG 11 – Induced Seismicity

Protocol for Induced Seismicity
General guide to address induced seismicity associated with EGS.

Induced Seismicity Associated with Energy Applications
Presentation made to US National Academy of  Sciences on April 26, 2011 by Ernie Majer, Annex 11 Leader.