San Salvador, El Salvador

The Geothermal Congress for Latin America and the Caribbean (GEOLAC) is the only conference on the annual calendar focused squarely on promoting and accelerating geothermal across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Key facts
  • Launched in 2012. Over a decade supporting this critical industry
  • Unique. No other conference gathers the regional geothermal market
  • Leading geothermal players. GEOLAC gathers 200+ of the highest level of public and private sector market participants from across the region and internationally
  • Anchored by leading institutions. GEOLAC is co-hosted by the World Bank Group, the Government of El Salvador, and the International Geothermal Association (IGA).
Who attends GEOLAC?

GEOLAC gathers 200+ stakeholders drawn from governments, utilities, developers, capital providers:

  • Senior regional government officials
  • Geothermal developers and investors
  • Multilateral and other key funding agencies
  • Providers of private capital
  • Leading technology firms
  • Technical and legal advisors
Objectives
  • Showcase Investment Opportunities. Provide a platform for discussions between investors, developers, and government entities to accelerate the adoption of geothermal region-wide
  • Promote Geothermal Energy Advancements. Showcase the latest technologies, research findings, and innovative solutions in geothermal energy extraction and applications..
  • Strengthen Regional Collaboration. Encourage collaboration between countries in Latin America through the sharing of knowledge, experiences, and best practices in geothermal development.

Ultimately: Facilitate investment and the integration of geothermal energy – at scale – into the regional energy matrix.