Geothermal courses held in Latin America

Short course: Short Course VI on Utilization of Low- and Medium-Enthalpy Geothermal Resourses and Financial Aspects of Utilization
Location: El Salvador
Date: March 23 -29, 2015
Number of participants: 41
Organizer: UNU-GTP


Short course: Short Course on Geothermal Exploration
Location: Mexico
Date: November 24-29, 2014
Number of participants: 42
Organizer: UNU-GTP and the Mexican Centre of Innovation in Geothermal Energy (CeMIEGeo)
Financed by the Mexican Centre of Innovation in Geothermal Energy (CeMIEGeo) 


Short course: Short Course V on Conceptual Modelling of Geothermal Systems in El Salvador
Location: El Salvador
Date: February 24 - 2 March, 2013
Organizer: UNU-GTP and LaGeo 


Short course: Short Course on Geothermal Wells and Geothermal Development
LocationSanta Tecla, El Salvador
Date: March 11-17, 2012
Organizer: UNU-GTP and LaGeo 


Short course: Short Course on Geothermal Drilling, Resources Development and Power Plants
LocationSanta Tecla, El Salvador
Date: January 16 - 23, 2011
Organizer: UNU-GTP and LaGeo

The course was organized for young professionals in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, with lectures and group work.


Short course: Surface Exploration for Geothermal Resources
Locaton: Achucaban and Santa Tecla, El Salvador
Date: October 17 - 30, 2009
Organizer: UNU-GTP and LaGeo

The course was for young professionals in Central America and the Caribbean. It was a two week course with one week of field work in the geothermal field Ahuachapan and a second week of lectures and exercises at the head quarters of LaGeo in Santa Tecla.


Short course: Short Course on Geothermal Development in Central America - Resource Assessment and Environmental Management
Location: Santa Tecla, El Salvador
Date:  November 25 - December 2, 2007
Organizer: UNU-GTP

In addition to lectures and discussions on the subjects, there were practical excercises (several working groups) in reservoir resource assessments of geothermal fields from several countries and in environmental management planning for specific geothermal fields. Further information on unugtp.is


Workshop: Workshop for Decision Makers on Geothermal Projects in Central America
Location: San Salvador, El Salvador
Date: November 26 - December  2, 2006

The aim of the workshop was to give high-level decision makers from the respective energy and environmental ministries, leading geothermal agencies, and electric utilities in the region an overview of some of the key issues of geothermal development, with a special focus on environmental issues. Further information on unugtp.is


 

Contact:
Guðni Axelsson
Director Geothermal Training

+354 528 1550
+354 897 2596
gax@isor.is