About the GRC Honors and Awards
The GRC Awards recognize distinguished colleagues in the geothermal community from around the world and have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970s.
The recipients of these awards have a lifetime of achievement in the geothermal academic, scientific, and commercial communities. The GRC Awards recognizes the contributions of these individuals to educational institutions and the geothermal community around the world.
Aidlin Presidential Award
The GRC President recognizes an individual who has helped him/her out during their time, mentoring/supporting them in their role. This would be at the full discretion of the President.
Geothermal Pioneer Award
Recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to the development of geothermal resources. This would recognize individuals with a long service to the industry that has led the way for the rest of us.
Ramey Subsurface Excellence Award
For outstanding achievements in subsurface geoscience and engineering and impacts on geothermal development.
Holt Utilization Excellence Award
Recognizes outstanding achievements in the field of geothermal power plant design and construction, direct use, and other surface utilization focusing on innovation.
Geothermal Special Achievement Awards
Recognizes special or outstanding achievements in any aspect of geothermal energy development and related areas (one awardee).
Outstanding Research Award
Recognizes excellence in research and potential impact on the geothermal industry.
Young Professional Award
Recognizes young innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and up and coming leaders.