2015 Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean

InterContinental Managua Metrocentro Mall
  Managua, Nicaragua

GEOLAC 2017 will take place in February 2017. Venue to be announced shortly!

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GEOLAC 2017 will take place in February 2017. Venue to be announced shortly!

GEOLAC 2015, the largest annual gathering of the regional geothermal market, took place at the InterContinental Managua, Nicaragua, from November 18th-19th. Co-hosted by The World Bank Group, GEOLAC 2015 gathered close to 140 stakeholders from over 30 countries, including senior representatives from 13 regional governments.

Event Highlights

  • El Salvador: Harvesting Geothermal Energy

    In El Salvador, a solution to the waste heat and steam produced by geothermal plants is helping women earn more money while also battling climate change. LaGeo, El Salvador’s power generation firm, came up with a plan to put dozens of women from 15 rural communities to work; the […]

  • GEOLAC 2015 Presentations

    Risk Mitigation: One Size Doesn’t Fit All Migara Jayawardena, World Bank Jens Wirth, KfW Project Showcase: El Ceibillo, Guatemala Silvia Alvadado, National Commission of Electric Energy – Guatemala Breakthrough Markets: Bolivia, Honduras & Peru Marco Antonio Escobar Seleme, ENDE – Bolivia  Ing. Rene Soto, Secretariat of Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and […]




InterContinental Managua Metrocentro Mall

Paseo de la Unión Europea, Managua 14005


Market News

  • OPIC Board approves $135m financing for Ormat geothermal project in Honduras

    The Platanares geothermal project by Ormat Technologies in Western Honduras will receive financing of US$135 million from OPIC, as part of a US$1 billion commitment by the organization to fund new development projects. The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) approved the investment for the development, construction, and operation […]

  • St. Vincent moves forward with 10-15 MW geothermal project

    The Energy Unit and the St. Vincent Geothermal Company will host two public meetings next week to discuss the ongoing geothermal energy project near the La Soufriere Volcano. As work continues on the 10 to 15 MW plant, the two agencies have decided to host sessions to inform the public […]