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Geothermal Resources Council


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GRC Annual Meeting & Expo


15-18 September, 2019

Palm Springs, California, USA

GRC Annual Meeting & Expo

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GRC Membership


How Do I Join?

Download the GRC Membership Application (PDF)
or contact the GRC at grc@geothermal.org 
or call (530) 758-2360 for further information.

The GRC membership is open to any person, organization, agency, or company.

Membership includes access to:

Additionally, GRC members receive a discount on advertising and exclusive first-access space consideration in all GRC publications. For more information about advertising, please contact Anh Lay.

New members can also contact GRC at grc@geothermal.org or (530) 758-2360 for further information.

Types of Memberships:

Corporate Representatives

Your Corporate Membership provides various levels of representation for your organization. Each representative can vote in the GRC Board of Directors elections and will receive the GRC Bulletin, Membership Roster and Registry of Geothermal Services & Equipment, Annual Conference information, and workshop flyers.

Take advantage of the representation your membership allows at the following levels:

Each representative can vote in the GRC Board of Directors elections* and will receive access to the GRC online library, the GRC Bulletin, the Membership Roster and Registry of Geothermal Services & Equipment, weekly email newsletter, updates on the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo, and information on any upcoming GRC workshops.

* Each corporate representative will have the same voting rights as an individual membership - One vote for each rep regardless of whether or not the corporation/organization has maxed out of the number of reps for the corporate level purchased. An actual person employed by the company must be designated as a rep in order to vote. The corporation/organization can delete, add, or switch a rep at any point during the year, but the person must have been designated as a rep with the GRC for at least 2 months before an election to be able to vote.

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Contact Information


GRC Staff

William Pettitt
Executive Director

Estela M. Smith
GRC Office Manager - Memberships & Meetings

Ian Crawford
Communications Director
Managing Editor, GRC Bulletin

Anh Lay
Office Associate - Bulletin & Roster Advertising

Chi-Meng Moua
Library Associate & Web Master

Brian Schmidt


Main Office - Physical Address
630 Peña Dr., Ste. 400
Davis, CA 95618 USA

Main Office - Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1350
Davis, CA 95617-1350 USA

Office Contact Numbers
Phone: 530.758.2360
Fax: 530.758.2839

William Pettitt Ext: 103
Anh Lay Ext: 100
Ian Crawford Ext: 101
Estela Smith Ext: 102
Chi-Meng Moua Ext: 105
Brian Schmidt Ext: 104
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EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019
3-6 June, London, UK

National Geothermal Academy 2019 
10-21 June, Reno, Nevada, USA

European Geothermal Congress 2019 (EGEC) 
11-14 June, The Hague, Netherlands

Geothermal Energy: Meeting Financial and Technical Challenges
Session at the EU Sustainable Energy Week Conference
19 June 14:00 - 15:30,  Brussels, Belgium

GeoEnergy Days (Pole Avenia)
25-27 June, Pau, France


NZGA Seminar: The Future of Geothermal in a Low-Carbon Economy.
11 July, New Zealand

6th Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEOLAC)
17-18 July, Santiago, Chile


2019 ARMA-CUPB International Geothermal Conference
5-8 August, Beijing, China

7th Indonesia International Geothermal Convention and Exhibition (IIGCE)
13-15 August, Jakarta Convention Center, Indonesia

6th China International Geothermal Energy Technology & Equipment Exhibition 
& 11th Chinese GSHP Conference & Exhibition 2019 
18-20 August, Beijing, China


3rd International Geothermal Conference GEOHEAT 
3-6 September, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russian Federation

1st Conference on Geophysics for Geothermal and Renewable Energy Storage
8-12 September, The Hague, Netherlands

43rd GRC Annual Meeting & Expo
15-18 September, Palm Springs, California, USA


1st Philippine Geothermal Conference (National Geothermal Association of the Philippines) 
Beyond Conventional: Low-Medium-Enthalpy Geothermal Resources and Applications
2-3 October, Manila, Philippines

Praxisforum Geothermie.Bayern
7-9 October, Munich, Germany 

European Geothermal Workshop 2019 - 
Characterization of Deep Geothermal Systems

9-10 October, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Geothermal Resources in Sedimentary Basins Conference
15-18 October, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


1st Canadian Geothermal Students Day 
21-22 November 2019, Québec City, Québec, Canada

IGC Turkey Geothermal Congress & Expo
6-8 November, Izmir, Turkey

Der Geothermiekongress 2019
19-22. November, Munich, Germany

41st New Zealand Geothermal Workshop (NZGW) 
25- 27 November, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand




World Geothermal Congress 2020
27 April - 1 May 2020, Reykjavik, Iceland


44th GRC Annual Meeting & Expo 
18-21 October 2020, Reno, Nevada, USA 


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Geothermal Associations

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

GRC Policy Committee
Paul Thomsen, Chair
P.O. Box 1350 • Davis, CA 95617-1350
Phone 530.758.2360 • Fax 530.758.2839
E-mail: pc-chair@geothermal.org
Visit: Web site

International Geothermal Association (IGA)
Dr. Marit Brommer, Executive Director
Alexander Richter, IGA President
The IGA Secretariat
Charles-de-Gaulle-Str. 5
D-53113 Bonn, GERMANY
Phone +49 (0)234-3210712
Fax +49 (0)234-3214809 
E-mail iga@hs-bochum.de
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

Geothermal Companies

Please consult the Registry of Geothermal Services and Equipment

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
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
American Geosciences Institute
NTIS National Technical Reports Library
National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)
U.S. Geoscience Information Network

U.S. State Publications and Data
State Geothermal Data

Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
Alaska Geothermal Bibliography

Arizona Geological Survey Publications
Arizona Geological Survey Geothermal Downloads

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

Idaho Geological Survey

Louisiana Geological Survey

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

New Mexico
New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources

North Dakota
North Dakota Geological Survey

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

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

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

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

Geothermal Websites

K-12 Students and Educators

UC Irvine Energy Tutorials
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration “Energy Kids”
Geothermal Energy Curriculum - Oregon Department of Energy
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)

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

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
Stanford University Geothermal Program
United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme
University of Auckland, New Zealand

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

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
IGA Interactive World Map
World Geothermal Power Plant Map - ThinkGeoEnergy
California - CA Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources
United States Direct Use Projects


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