The Geothermal Congress in the Heart of the Geothermal Energy Industry in Turkey took place in 2017 from May 22 to 24. After the successful first event held June 2016, the 2017 the event became bigger and more interesting with up to 350 participants from the geothermal and finance industry, operating companies, municipalities using the congress as platform for know-how exchange and networking. The 2017 event was co-hosted by the World Bank, to introduce their financial support scheme for the Turkish Geothermal industry.

After reaching the 1 GW Country Club, 2018 the further development of the Turkish geothermal industry is in the focus. Therefore, the IGC will move to the Sheraton hotel in Ankara to facilitate discussion with politics and financing institutuins about the economy of geothermal projects and funding schemes. Again the World Bankd becomes Co-host of the event from March 14 to 15, 2018. Looking forward meeting you there.

MW Sponsor

Egesim - Atlas Copco

EGESIM & ATLAS COPCO have combined their many years of Experience, Expertise, Technologies and Innovations to provide the most efficient and productive solutions for the Geothermal Power Plants. ATLAS COPCO’s state of the art Inflow Radial Turbine Technology with variable Inlet Guide Vanes has been complemented by EGESIM’s ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) Optimization and famous Electrical and Automation Solutions.


EXERGY are the developers, engineers and producers of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems, with the innovative, pioneering Radial Outflow Turbine. ORC systems are used for power production from renewable energy sources, including biomass, solar, geothermal energy and waste heat recovery.They perform with greater efficiency and flexibility than traditional Rankine cycle and operate under diverse conditions.Website:


In this Workshop financing of geothermal projects in Turkey and risk share mechanisms will be presented and discussed. One of the topics is the risk share mechanism of the World Bank.

This Workshop introduces the different jobs from well pad construction to tubing and cementing of a geothermal well.

The first part of the Workshop introduces geothermal projects in different county with any relation to Turkey. The second part after the coffee break will face EGS and other challenging geothermal projects.

Join us for some drinks in an ambient atmosphere to discuss and network with other players of the Turkish Geothermal Industry.

The feed-in tariff for the geothermal electricity production is running out in 2020. In cooperation with JESDER this forum will show differenct incentive schemes worldwide and the economy of geothermal projects. With English/Turkish simultaneous translation.

With English/Turkish simultaneous translation

Key Partner


EGEC, the European Geothermal Energy Council, is a non-profit international organisation founded in 1998 to promote the European geothermal industry and enable its development both in Europe and worldwide, by shaping policy, improving business condition, and driving more research and development.


JESDER Geothermal Power Plant Investors Association of Turkey - Geothermal Power Plant Investors Association of Turkey  represents 30 leading companies which are owners of EMRA Production Licenses. The main objectives of association is to reach for international standards at the production of geothermal energy in Turkey.



The Union of Municipalities with Geothermal Resources (JKBB) founded in Kızılcahamam district of Ankara city in 1997 as a governmental organization that have the legal entity.  In the Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly of the Union on April 2016, Yaşar Bahçeci, the mayor of Kırşehir, elected as the president of the Union. The Union has 106 members and the headquarters ois situated in Ankara.

Türkiye Jeotermal Derneği

Geothermal Association of Turkey was founded in 1992, which is a company that contributes to industry and technology, economy, economy and economy.  Since that time Geothermal Association has been consulting to Turkish Government. Website:

Invest in Turkey

The Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency (ISPAT) is the official organization for promoting Turkey’s investment opportunities to the global business community and for providing assistance to investors before, during, and after their entry into Turkey. Website:

Turkish Airlines

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of IGC Turkey 2018” and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website  and use the event code “019TKH18” under delegate section.

Women in Geothermal

Women in Geothermal (WING) is a global network that aims to promote the eduction, professional development, and advancement of women in the geothermal community.


Türk Telekom

Turk Telekom is the network partner of IGC Türkiye 2018. Turk Telekom will provide fast and limitless wifi service at the congress in the Sheraton Hotel. 

Sheraton Ankara Hotel

For accommodation you will have special prices at Sheraton Ankara Hotel. Please click the link to book your room for IGC Turkey 2018 special Prices:

Informationsportal Tiefe Geothermie

The Informationsportal Tiefe Geothermie is the content strongest and most actual news plattform about deep geothermal energy in the German speaking area. The website offers in addition to the news a monthly newsletter and an extensive mercantile directory related to the news and German geothermal projects.


JeotermalHaberler is the new geothermal news platform for the Turkish market in Turkish language. The is a collaboration between ThinkGeoEnergy, the leading global geothermal news platform and Enerchange. Website:


ThinkGeoEnergy, is a geothermal focused advisory firm working for corporate clients on strategic, marketing and corporate finance related activities.

The firm operates the leading geothermal news website and network, covering the complete value chain of the geothermal power sector and industrial scale direct use sector globally.


Enerchange is an agency specialized in providing information services and consultancy in the area of renewable energies. We offer a wide variety of services at highest level. We take care of news portals, organize conferences and events or set up technical publishing – on our own or by order of a third party.

The website is



Sheraton Hotel Ankara

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  • March 14, 2018
  • Coffee Break
  • IGC Lounge on March 14, 2018
  • Presentation Download
  • Available until March 1, 2018

Sheraton Hotel Ankara

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  • Congress
  • March 14: IGC Lounge
  • March 15: Coffee Breaks + Lunch
  • Presentation Download
  • Available until March 1, 2018

Sheraton Hotel Ankara

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  • JESDER & JKBB Members, Academicians, State Authorities
  • 14-15 March, 2018
  • 2 Coffee Breaks + Lunch
  • IGC Lounge on March 14, 2018
  • Presentation Download
  • Available until March 1, 2018

KW Sponsor

Bordrill Drilling

BORDRILL Drilling aims to be leader in Turkish petroleum, natural gas and geothermal drilling sector with its experienced crew and specialized management team. By defining high quality standards and usage of new technology as a must, BORDRILL offers various services with world leading technology equipments.

GMK Enerji

GMK Renewable Energy founded at the beginning of 2017, GMK was established to provide project, engineering, consultancy, contracting and consultancy services for power plant, district heating, greenhouse and thermal hotel investors in the geothermal energy sector.

Web Site:

Oceanmec Energy International

Oceanmec Energy International is a 100% wholly owned Turkish company , with an indoor area of 10.000 m2 and an open area of 40.000 m2, located in Aydin/Germencik. Oceanmec Energy International is the company with the most diverse services in Turkey, supplying solutions to the growing needs of the energy sector since 2009. Website:


PowerChem Technology is a chemical engineering company providing products and services to the worldwide geothermal industry. We provide treatment products and services for steam, brine and cooling water systems.PowerChem has developed successful brine treatment technology that is used to enhance production flow by controlling many types of brine scaling in geothermal fields. PowerChem Technology provides effective corrosion control products and services that are used to control the severe corrosion characteristics associated with steam and brine handling


Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

World Bank Workshop at IGC Türkiye

We welcome the World Bank as co-host of the 3rd IGC Türkiye Geothermal Congress & Exhibition in Ankara, Turkey. The Bank will be hosting a special workshop in the afternoon of March 14, 2018...

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Invest in Turkey - ISPAT became the co-partner of IGC Turkey 2018

About ISPAT:

The Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Investment Support and Promotion Agency (ISPAT) is the official organization for promoting Turkey’s investment...

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of IGC Turkey 2018

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of “IGC Turkey 2018” and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for...

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Sheraton Ankara Hotel & Convention Center
Noktali Sokak
06700 Ankara

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