Announcing GEOLAC Project Awards

New Energy Events, the organizers of the Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEOLAC), are pleased to announce a collaboration with ThinkGeoEnergy to recognize excellence in the development of geothermal across the region over a five year period.

Geothermal industry awards will be made across the following categories: Best Project, Best Financing Program, Best Project – Social and Environmental Impact, Best Government Geothermal Program, and Geothermal Leadership MVP. 

The GEOLAC Project Award winners will be decided by an industry-leading Advisory Committee, including Alexander Richter, Founder, ThinkGeoEnergy & President, International Geothermal Association, Tanja Faller, Director Geothermal Program, CentAm, GIZ, Mike Long, Senior Project Manager, Power Engineers, Ann Robertson-Tait, Senior Geologist, GeothermEx Inc, Mike Allen, Executive Director, Geothermal New Zealand, and Julie Taylor, Editorial Director, New Energy Events.

Project awards will be judged across a series of criteria, including: innovative approaches to development, value to investors and customers, and social and environmental impact.

All entries must be received by June 8, 2018. The Awards will be announced at GEOLAC 2018 which will take place in Mexico City from July 17th-18th.

All entries must be made on the official GEOLAC Project Award submission form here. For more information on project award criteria, and questions on how to submit for an award, please contact Julie Taylor at