IEA Geothermal is about collaboration in geothermal energy research, development and deployment.
There is material on geothermal energy accessible through the Workshop Presentations and Publications tabs and information about our organisation.


Our strategic actions fostering sustainable geothermal use:
– collaboration
– communication
– initiation
– facilitation
– investigation

Current Activities

Activities cover four research topics and a data collection and analysis effort:

  • Environmental Impacts of Geothermal Development
  • Data Collection and Information
  • Deep Roots of Volcanic Geothermal Systems
  • Emerging Geothermal Technologies
  • Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Benefits of Membership

Collaboration connects national and industry geothermal programmes and establishes direct cooperative links among Members’ geothermal experts.  Benefits include:

  • Increases capabilities by combining the efforts of several nations and industries
  • Helps avoid duplication and unproductive research
  • Provides wide and easy access to key information, research results and technological capabilities
  • Provides impartial information and analysis
  • Helps develop technical standards and methodologies

News & Events

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IEA Geothermal currently comprises 16 Members: 13 Country Members: Australia, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States; the European Commission; and two Sponsors: Ormat Technologies and the Spanish Geothermal Technology Platform (Geoplat).

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