With the experience and dedication of its diverse, international membership bolstering a more than 40-year plus track record, the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is the world’s premier geothermal association. The GRC serves as a focal point for continuing professional development for its members through its outreach, information transfer and education services. GRC Goals The GRC is a tax-exempt, non-profit, educational association 501(c)(3). Formed in 1970, the GRC was incorporated in the state of Washington in 1972, and in California in 1981. With members in over 40 plus countries, the GRC actively seeks to expand its role as the primary professional educational association for the international geothermal community. The goals of the GRC are to: • Encourage worldwide development of geothermal resources through the collection and timely distribution of data and technological information. • Promote research, exploration and development of geothermal energy in ways compatible with the environment. • Serve as a public forum for the world geothermal community, providing transfer of objective and unbiased information on the nature of geothermal resources and techniques of geothermal development. • Cooperate with national and international academic institutions, industry and government agencies to encourage economically and environmentally sound development and utilization of geothermal resources.