Thursday, September 5, 2019

Global: Best Geothermal Photos of the Year!

Winners of the 2019 Geothermal Photo Contest Announced (News Release)

The 40th Amateur Geothermal Photo Contest winners will be on display at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo in Palm Springs, California, USA.

The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is pleased to announce the winners of this year's amateur Geothermal Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to showcase quality photography featuring geothermal energy from around the world.

1st Place:
Salton Sea Infrared

Janet Harvey, Ladenburg, Germany

2nd Place:


Fabio Sartori, Massa Marittima (Grosseto), Italy

3rd Place:

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Thomas Ratouis, Reykjavik, Iceland

Honorable Mentions:

  • Geothermal Drilling by Vilhjálmur Guðmundsson, Reykjavik, Iceland -
  • The famous "cozido" cooked by geothermal heat, by Jose Manuel Vaz Velho Barbosa Marques, Lisbon, Portugal - - (For excellent representation of the community and its utilization of geothermal)
All the entries can be seen on the GRC Flicker website at and will be on display at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo being held at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California, USA from September 15 –18. The theme for this year’s meeting is Geothermal: Green Energy for the Long Run.

For more information about the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo, visit or call (530) 758-2360.