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 significant achievements in the geothermal academic, scientific, and commercial communities. The award winners will be recognized during the 2021 Geothermal Rising Conference (GRC) in San Diego.
Aidlin Presidential Award
The Geothermal Rising 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 an outstanding achievement 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 achievement in subsurface geoscience and engineering and impacts on geothermal development.
Holt Utilization Excellence Award
Recognizes outstanding achievement 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 achievement 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.