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Global Membership of the GRC

As of 31st December, 2017 the membership of the GRC stands at 1,176 from 44 different countries.


Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarship Winners

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), a non-profit educational association dedicated to the promotion of geothermal energy and associated technologies around the world, is pleased to announce the recipients of eight GRC Scholarship Awards. The Scholarship Awardees will be acknowledged at the 2018 GRC Annual Meeting & Expo. More Information.........


Geothermal Energy Awards Announced

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world’s premier geothermal associations, has announced awards honoring the best and brightest of the global geothermal energy community. These prestigious awards have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970's. More Information..........


Technical Program Announced for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo

The Technical Program has been announced for the biggest annual geothermal event of the year. There will be nearly 200 papers presented at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo being held in Reno, Nevada, USA from October 14-17 for a total of over 66 hours of high quality technical information. More Information.........


Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo

Registration is now open for the biggest annual geothermal event of the year. The GRC Annual Meeting & Expo will bring together geothermal companies, academics, financiers, policy leaders, students, and other individuals to attend or exhibit at the event, to be held from October 14-17 at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino, Reno, Nevada, USA. More Information..........


Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced more details of events at the world’s largest annual geothermal energy conference, being held this year at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino in Reno, Nevada, USA, October 14-17, 2018. Just before the start of the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo, the GRC Annual Charity Golf Tournament will take place October 14 at the Sunridge Golf Club in Carson City, south of Reno. Registration for the tournament is now open. More Information........


GRC Announces Executive Director

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. William Pettitt as the association’s new Executive Director, taking up his duties on July 9. More Information..........


GRC Annual Meeting & Expo 2018 - Exhibitor Registration Now Open!

The GRC Annual Meeting & Expo is the industry’s must attend networking gathering for leading geothermal energy scientists, producers, renewable energy industry stakeholders, regulators, utilities, and key associated business leaders. The four-day event will offer technical, policy, and market conference sessions, educational seminars, tours of local geothermal and renewable energy projects, and numerous networking opportunities. More Information.............


Geothermal Resources Council Announces New Latin American Office

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has created a representative office in Latin America (GRC-LATAM). A member of the GRC, Dewhurst Group, LLC (DG) will host the regional headquarters from their office in Bogota, Colombia. More Information.........


Geothermal Resources Council and Geothermal Energy Association Members Overwhelmingly Vote for Unification

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) and the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) are excited to announce their unification. Combining the GRC and GEA strengthens the voice of our industry with a single organization devoted to advancing the science, education, and development of renewable geothermal energy resources.

Geothermal Resources Council and Geothermal Energy Association Members Overwhelmingly Vote for Unification (PDF) (January 8)


Latest GRC News Releases

Winners of the 2018 Geothermal Photo Contest Announced (PDF) (October 9)

Geothermal Energy Event Opens This Week in Reno (PDF) (October 8)

Early Bird Registration Deadline for GRC Annual Meeting is This Weekend (PDF) (September 27)

Geothermal Resources Council Announces Scholarship Winners (PDF) (September 6)

Fieldtrips from Geothermal Resources Council Annual Meeting Announced (PDF) (September 4)

Geothermal Energy Awards Announced (PDF) (August 27)

Technical Program Announced for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo (PDF) (August 20)

Registration Opens for GRC Annual Meeting & Expo (PDF) (August 2)

Registration Opens for Annual Charity Golf Tournament (PDF) (July 12)

GRC Announces Executive Director (PDF) (June 26)

The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal (PDF) (April 26)

The Geothermal Resources Council Announces 2018 Amateur Photo Contest (PDF) (April 23)

Update to 2018 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced (PDF) (April 2)

GRC Annual Meeting & Expo 2018 - Exhibitor Registration Now Open! (PDF) (March 17)

GRC Annual Meeting 2018 - Call for Abstracts Issued (PDF) (March 7)

2018 Geothermal Resources Council Scholarships Announced (PDF) (February 15)

Geothermal Resources Council and Geothermal Energy Association Members Overwhelmingly Vote for Unification (PDF) (January 8)



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

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