Is the time ripe for an expanded geothermal industry in Latin America & the Caribbean?

From our Editorial Team

Teeing up the discussions that will take place at GEOLAC Virtual next week, four household names came together on August 26 for a webinar discussion to assess the prospects for geothermal against the backdrop of a pandemic and fiscal crises across the region. The conclusion? The industry needs to find new ways to market itself and make a case for geothermal, not just as a source of power but, as a driver of economic revitalization. 

Listen to the recording here.


  • Dr. Marit Brommer, Executive Director, International Geothermal Association (IGA)
  • Christiaan Gischler, Co-Leader, Special Group on Mining, Geothermal and Hydrocarbons, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
  • Elin Hallgrimsdottir, Senior Energy Specialist, The World Bank / ESMAP
  • Alexander Richter, Managing Director, Iceland Renewable Energy Cluster; CEO & Founder, ThinkGeoEnergy, moderator