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Call for Papers ~ Workshops ~ Fieldtrips ~ Hotel ~ Golf ~ Banquet ~ Sponsorship Opportunities ~ Photo Contest ~ GEA Expo ~ Reno ~ Visas

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 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.

Call for Papers

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) invites you to present the latest technical work in geothermal research, exploration, development and utilization at the 39th GRC Annual Meeting September 20 - 23, 2015 at the Peppermill Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, USA.

Acceptance Standards & Requirements (PDF)
Paper Submission Form (PDF)
Regular - License to Use and Reproduce Submitted Article (PDF)
Government - License to Use and Reproduce Submitted Article (PDF) 
Author Instructions (PDF)

More Information......                      Paper submission deadline was Friday, April 10, 2015.

GRC Awards

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.

News Releases

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

2014 GRC Annual Meeting Presentations

Some of the most important presentations from the last GRC Annual Meeting.

GRC Opening Session Presentations

Geothermal Technologies Office Update - Doug Hollett, GTO Director
Geothermal As a System Resource - David Olsen, California ISO Board of Directors
US Geothermal: Renewable Independent Power Producer - Dennis Gilles, CEO and Director, U.S. Geothermal

GRC International Session

Australasia – Long-term Progress - Chris Bromely, GNS Science, NZ
Indonesia – Resource Opportunities - Dr. Suryantini, Bandung Institute of Technology
Philippines – Prolonged Generation and Opportunity - Fernando Peñarroyo, National Geothermal Association of the Philippines
Japan - Renewed Opportunities - Kasumi Yasukawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Middle East – Expanding Development - Orhan Mertoğlu, Turkish Geothermal Association
Europe – Historic Legacy; Lasting Future - Eva Schill, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
South America – Geothermal Progress - Diego Morata, University of Chile
Central America – Current Generation and Future Plans - Paul Moya, West Japan Engineering Consultants, Inc.
North America – Geothermal Developments and Opportunities - Luis Carlos Gutiérrez Negrín, Geocónsul, S.A. de C.V.

GRC International Luncheon

GDC’s Geothermal Development Strategy for Kenya: Progress & Opportunities - Ruth Musembi, Head of Corporate Communication & Marketing, GDC
Ethiopia Update - Mekuria Lemma, Head of Corporate Planning, Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP)

GRC Workshops

Geothermal Leasing, Unitization, and Water Use Legal Issues
Introduction To Hydrothermal Systems and Geothermal Exploration

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.