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 Geothermal Associations

Geothermal Resources Council (GRC)
Maria Richards, President
P.O. Box 1350 • Davis, CA 95617-1350
Phone 530.758.2360 • Fax 530.758.2839
E-mail grc@geothermal.org
Visit: Web site

Geothermal Energy Association
Karl Gawell, Executive Director
Doug Glaspey, President
Joe Greco, Chairman
209 Pennsylvania Avenue SE • Washington, DC 20003
Phone 202.454.5264 • Fax 202.454.5265
E-mail gea@geo-energy.org
Visit: Web site

International Geothermal Association (IGA)
Dr. Marit Brommer, Executive Director
Alexander Richter, IGA President
The IGA Secretariat
c/o Bochum University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bochum)
Lennershofstr. 140
D-44801 Bochum GERMANY
Phone +49 (0)234-3210712
Fax +49 (0)234-3214809
E-mail iga@hs-bochum.de
Visit: Web site

Geysers Geothermal Association (GGA)
Steve Burden, President
Calpine Corporation – The Geysers
10350 Socrates Mine Road, Middletown, CA 95461
Phone 707.431.6027 • Mobile 707.481.4701
E-mail Steven.Burden@calpine.com
Visit: Web site

List of National Geothermal Associations Around the World

Geothermal Heat Pumps

Geothermal Exchange Organization (Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium)
International Ground Source Heat Pump Association (IGSHPA)
International Energy Agency Heat Pump Centre

District Heating

The GeoDH project


 Geothermal Companies

Please consult the GRC Membership Roster and Registry of Geothermal Services and Equipment

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 Technical Research

Power Plant Databases
IGA Geothermal Energy Database (Global)
OpenEI Power Plant Database (USA)
DOE Projects (USA)
GEA Power Plant Database (USA)
OIT Direct Use Database (USA)

Browsable Collections
Geotermia (Spanish language journal of the CFE, Mexico)
IGA Newsletter
UNU Geothermal Training Program Reports
OIT Geo-Heat Center Digital Library
Geothermal Hot Line

Geothermal Journals
IGA List of Relevant Journals

Citation Databases and Technical Report Collections
GRC Geothermal Library
IGA Geothermal Conference Database (also hosted at Stanford)
OSTI/DOE Information Bridge
OSTI Energy Citations Database
OSTI Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection
Science Accelerator
American Geophysical Union Digital Library
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Library
OnePetro Library
SEG Digital Library
Geological Society of America
USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Library
University of Maryland Virtual Technical Reports Center
GeoScienceWorld
American Geosciences Institute
NTIS National Technical Reports Library
National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
U.S. Geoscience Information Network
IEEE Xplore Digital Library

U.S. State Publications and Data
State Geothermal Data
U.S. State-by-State Guides to Geothermal Energy Potential

Alaska
Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
Alaska Geothermal Bibliography

Arizona
Arizona Geological Survey Publications
Arizona Geological Survey Geothermal Downloads

California
California Geological Survey Publications Database
California Mines Geological Collection at the Internet Archive

Hawaii
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics & Planetology (HIGP) - The Geothermal Collection

Hawaii Groundwater & Geothermal Resources Center Website

Idaho
Idaho Geological Survey

Louisiana
Louisiana Geological Survey

Nevada
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

New Mexico
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources

North Dakota
North Dakota Geological Survey

Oregon
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
Oregon GTILO-2 web map

Utah
Utah Geological Survey Maps and Publications
Utah Geological Survey Databases and Maps
Utah Natural Resources Library

Washington
Washington State Geologic Information Portal
Online Library Catalog (When searching the database enter "geothermal resources" in the Subject field)
Washington Geothermal Bibliography

Laws and Regulations
Department of Energy: Geothermal Laws and Standards
DOE/NEPA Policy & Compliance
Code of Federal Regulations and other Government Legislative Publications
US Code
US Patent and Trademark Office
Bureau of Land Management and the State of Nevada
Geothermal Energy Association
Australian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Geothermal Resources and Geothermal Reserves

Glossaries/Thesauri
Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary
USGS Earthquake Glossary
OSHA Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Glossary of Terms
IAEA Energy Thesaurus
   • Part 1 & 2, April 2007
   • October 2006

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 Geothermal Websites

Geothermal Animation

How a Geothermal Power Plant Works

K-12 Students and Educators

UC Irvine Energy Tutorials
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration “Energy Kids”
Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources: Kids and Educators
California Energy Commission “Energy Story”
Geothermal Education Office
Geothermal Education Office - Renewable Energy Source: Geothermal (Excerpt From Chapter 3 Energy for Keeps: Electricity from Renewable Energy)

National Energy Education Development Project 

Primary Energy Infobook (K-2)
Primary Geothermal Fact Sheet (K-2)
Elementary Energy Infobook (3-5)
Elementary Geothermal Fact Sheet (3-5)
Intermediate Energy Infobook (6-8)
Intermediate Geothermal Fact Sheet (6-8)
Secondary Energy Infobook (9-12)
Secondary Geothermal Fact Sheet (9-12)

U.S. Department of Energy

Geothermal Technologies Program
Open Energy Info: Geothermal (NREL)
Energy Information Administration
Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Science and Innovation
Guide to Tribal Energy Development: Geothermal Energy Resources

Geothermal Infographic Resources

Enhanced Geothermal Systems
2016 Geothermal Infographic Finalists 

Universities and National Laboratories

Energy & Geoscience Institute, University of Utah
Geo-Heat Center, Oregon Institute of Technology
Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, University of Nevada Reno
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Southern Methodist University Geothermal Laboratory
University of Dayton Master of Science in Renewable and Clean Energy
Stanford University Geothermal Program
United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme
University of Auckland, New Zealand

Geothermal Programs at Universities

Stanford University
University of California, Davis
Southern Methodist University
University of Utah
Cornell University
University of North Dakota
Oregon Institute of Technology
University of Nevada, Reno

Idaho State University
University of Dayton
University of Texas, Austin
University of British Columbia
National Geothermal Academy
Institut Teknologi Bandung
University of Auckland
Boise State University
Texas A&M University
Tohoku University
Colorado School of Mines
Hebei University of Technology
Kyushu University
Pennsylvania State University
San Diego State University

Universities offering education and training in geothermal energy in Europe



Industry, Finance, and Policy

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Geothermal Energy Association: Policy
Íslandsbanki Geothermal Industry Dashboard
NREL Guidebook to Geothermal Power Finance
ESMAP Geothermal Handbook: Planning and Financing Power Generation

Blogs and Forums

GRC Global Geothermal News
GRC on Facebook
GRC on Twitter
GEA Geothermal Energy Weekly
Geoexchange Geothermal Heat Pump Forum
ThinkGeoEnergy

Other Related Websites

American Council On Renewable Energy
GRC on You Tube - Geothermal Video Collection
California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources
California Energy Commission: Geothermal Program
California Energy Commission: Project Factsheets
California Geothermal Energy Collaborative
Enhanced Geothermal Innovative Network for Europe (ENGINE)
European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC)
Geothermal Engineering Integrating Mitigation of Induced Seismicity in Reservoirs (GEISER)
Google.org - Enhanced Geothermal Systems
International District Energy Association
International Energy Agency Geothermal Implementing Agreement
International Partnership for Geothermal Technologies (IPGT)
International Renewable Energy Alliance

Geothermal Maps

US Department of Energy
US Energy Information Agency - Power Plants in each US State
World Geothermal Power Plant Map - ThinkGeoEnergy
California - CA Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources
Oregon GTILO-2 web map- Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
United States Direct Use Projects
Imperial County, California Geothermal Projects

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