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Register now for the 2015 GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

A Preliminary Program is available to view online, or download and print-out if you wish.

There are two methods of completing the registration process......Download the Preliminary Program

1. Download the Registration Form (PDF) to your desktop.

Fill-in, saving as you progress. Print out and mail to:

GRC Annual Meeting
P.O. Box 1350,
Davis, CA 95617-1350

You can also attach the Registration Form (PDF) to an email and send to Anh Lay at alay@geothermal.org

Note: Speakers and Exhibitors only have the option of completing the PDF Registration Form - They cannot register online using the link below.

2. We Recommend Registering Online...........

Register Online at: https://eseries.geothermal.org

Reserve your Room for the 2015 GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

All the events and accommodation are in one location, the luxurious Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, the only resort in the United States whose heating source is totally provided from geothermal energy produced on the immediate property.

More Information............                    Reserve Your Room for the 2015 GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

Discounted rooms end August 28, 2015.

GRC Workshops

Friday & Saturday, September 18 & 19

Drilling and Risk Management

Friday & Saturday, September 18 & 19

Practical Aspects and Applications of Geochemistry

More Information..........

GRC Fieldtrips

Friday-Sunday, September 18-20 

 Long Valley Geology

Sunday, September 20

 Steamboat Geothermal Plant Complex

Wednesday-Friday, September 23-25 

McGinness Hills Geothermal Plant

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, September 21-23

 Geothermal Direct Use Tours of the Peppermill Resort

More Information..........

GRC International Meetings

As an international association the GRC hosts events at the GRC Annual Meeting especially for our colleagues in the global geothermal energy industry looking for the latest information on geothermal energy developments around the world.

Monday lunchtime, September 21

GRC International Luncheon

Monday afternoon, September 21

GRC International Session

More Information..........

GRC Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Sunday, September 20

Register Online........                      Registration Brochure..........

Arrive early for the GRC Annual Meeting and enjoy one of the great social networking events on the geothermal calendar.

GRC Awards

GRC Awards Luncheon - Wednesday, September 23

The GRC Awards recognize distinguished colleagues in the geothermal community from around the world and have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970’s.

The winners will be honored at the GRC Awards Luncheon, the climax to the GRC Annual Meeting being held at the Peppermill Resort Spa, Reno, Nevada, USA from September 20–23. The theme for this year’s meeting is Geothermal: Always On.

GRC Student Leadership Luncheon

Tuesday, September 22, 12 Noon - 1:30pm                           Room: Naples 7                            Cost: Free for students

Industry leaders will meet with students attending the GRC Annual Meeting during Tuesday’s lunch hour. Discussions between the leaders and students over lunch will provide one-on-one opportunities to share ideas about key topics on a variety of geothermal interests.

News Releases

Geothermal Awards Announced (PDF) (July 30)

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (July 13)

GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo To Convene World’s Largest Annual Geothermal Industry Gathering (PDF) (June 30)

Deadline Nears for Global Geothermal Awards (PDF) (June 1)

Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (May 14)

Workshops and Field Trips Announced for Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (April 30)

The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal (PDF) (March 23)

The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2015 Amateur Photo Contest (PDF) (March 9)

2015 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced (PDF) (January 26)

GRC 2015 Annual Meeting Announced - Call for Papers Issued (PDF) (December 15)

Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (December 8)

Thanks to our 2015 GRC Annual Meeting Sponsors


General Contribution - Annual Banquet & best Student Poster Prizes

Ormat Technologies

Neck Wallets

General Contribution


Power Engineers

Opening Reception


Think GeoEnergy



Piensa en Geotermia


Photos from the last year's GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

Images from the geothermal energy event of the year!

Over 1,100 photos from the 2014 GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo have been posted to the GRC Flicker website.

Photos from the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Expo

5th Annual Geothermal Young Professionals Dinner

Monday, September 21 at 6:45pm

La Cucina Italian Deli & Restaurant, 3600 Lakeside Dr, Reno, Nevada 89509

To RSVP or for any questions please contact Daniel Fleischmann at Enel Green Power at daniel.fleischmann@enel.com

You can also RSVP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/403257439874491/

CanGEA B2B Networking Reception: Bringing Canada to the WorldCanGEA

Tuesday, September 22, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

Cost: $15 (register with CanGEA)                                4:15-5:30pm
Appetizers & Beverages Included

This unique reception will feature “speed-dating” between geothermal professionals from around the world. CanGEA will also be releasing and presenting their Canadian Skills and Projects Profile - an inside look at what is moving forward in Canada and what opportunities are available.

More information on the CanGEA website at: www.cangea.ca/cangea-events/international-b2b
Contact CanGEA for more information and registration at: info@cangea.ca

Women in Geothermal (WING)

Tuesday, September 22, Peppermill Resort Spa Casino

WING Reception                                           5pm - 7pm
Sponsored by Calpine

The primary objective of WING is to promote the education, professional development, and advancement of women in the geothermal community. We invite and encourage both women and men in geothermal to join us in a reception to network and discuss WING 's mission and activities moving forward. Note: You do not need to be registered for the GRC/GEA Events to attend this reception.

Other WING events being held during the week:

  • Running Club: Monday and Wednesday. Meet at the Peppermill reception at 6:30 am.
  • Boot Camp: Tuesday and Thursday. Meet at the Peppermill reception at 6:30 am.
  • Yoga: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Meet at the Peppermill Fitness Center from 6-7 am.
  • Meditation:  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Meet at ???? at ? am.

More information can be found on the WING Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/groups/womeningeothermal/

2013 GRC Transactions

The 2014 GRC Transactions are now available for free download by members:

Click here for a list of the articles. To download the 2014 Transactions or email citation lists, please sign in as a member in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Non-members can join the GRC or order individual articles. All GRC PDFs from 2013 and earlier, plus several thousand additional non-GRC PDFs, are available for free download by everyone without signing in.

The 2014 GRC Transactions were given free to all 3-day registrants at the GRC Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon.