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GRC Annual Meeting registration is NOW OPEN!


Register Online for the GRC Golf Tournament

The room block at the event hotels is now open for reservations

GRC Photo Contest - Entries must be received no later than September 16

GEA Expo - Reserve your booth


U.S. State-by-State Guides to Geothermal Energy Potential

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), Geothermal Energy Association (GEA), and Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) have released guidance for U.S. states on meeting new clean energy standards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

The free state-by-state guides walk through the benefits and uses of three major types of geothermal applications:

  • Power generation, Direct use, Heat pumps

More information.........


Contact the GRC

The GRC staff now has just the one email address each. We will no longer be using email addresses with the @sbcglobal.net domain. Please check your email client and make the appropriate changes. Note also the phone numbers with extensions if applicable.

  Steve Ponder sponder@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 103
  Estela M. Smith grc@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 102
  Ian Crawford icrawford@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 101
  Anh Lay alay@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 100
  Chi-Meng Moua cmoua@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 105
  Brian Schmidt bschmidt@geothermal.org 530.758.2360 ext. 104

2013 GRC Transactions

The 2015 GRC Transactions are now available for free download by members:

Click here for a list of the articles. To download the 2015 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 2014 and earlier, plus several thousand additional non-GRC PDFs, are available for free download by everyone without signing in.

The 2015 GRC Transactions were given free to all 3-day registrants at the GRC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nevada. The 2016 version on a flash drive, will be given free to all 3-day registrants at the 40th GRC Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California.


Latest GRC News Releases

Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarship Winners (PDF) (August 1)

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (July 25)

Deadline Nears for Global Geothermal Awards (PDF) (June 22)

Call for Papers for GRC 2016 Annual Meeting (PDF) (May 4)

Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting (PDF) (April 18)

The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2016 Amateur Photo Contest (PDF) (February 29)

GRC 2016 Annual Meeting Announced - Call for Papers Issued (PDF) (January 19)

Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo (PDF) (November 23)



Join the Global Geothermal Community

To join or renew download: GRC Membership Application (PDF)

Renew your GRC Membership for 2016 or update your member profile online using your Member ID and Password. Renew and update your profile online.

Note: By keeping your membership active you won't miss out on all the benefits of the membership: GRC Bulletin, Library Access and meeting and workshop discounts, to name a few!


Letter from Peru - a special report

Letter from Peru

[A special compilation of recent articles from the GRC Bulletin]
By Sue Hodgson


Focus on Chile - a special report

Focus on Chile

[A special compilation of recent articles from the GRC Bulletin]
By Sue Hodgson


Power Plant Databases


2016-2017 GRC Board of Directors

See photos of the Board members.


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