Geothermal Training Programme
The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated Institution of the UNU in 1978 and the UNU Geothermal Training Programme (UNU-GTP) has been in operation since 1979.
The Geothermal Training Programme of the United Nations University (UNU-GTP) is a postgraduate training programme, aiming at assisting developing countries in capacity
building within geothermal exploration and development. The programme consists of six months annual training for practicing professionals from developing and transitional countries with
significant geothermal potential. Priority is given to countries where geothermal development is under way, in order to maximize technology transfer.
The programme has operated in Iceland since 1979. It is a cooperation between the United Nations University and the Government of Iceland and is hosted by the National
Energy Authority (Orkustofnun).
Tuesday 18.June 2013
United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme (UNU-GTP) in Iceland, Geothermal Development Company, Kenya (GDC) and Kenya Electricity Generating Company, Ltd. (KenGen) will be
hosting“Short Course VIII on Exploration for Geothermal Resources”, to be held at Lake Bogoria Hotel and at Sopa Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya, October 31 – November 22, 2013.
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