Papua - New Guinea

*More information on specific geothermal power plants can be found HERE.

Direct use

Application Installed capacity(MWt) Installed capacity (TJ/yr)

Bathing and swimming

0.1 1.0


0.1 1.0

(Lund and Toth, et al. 2020)

Legal and Regulatory Framework

The exploration, development and production of the geothermal energy resource is a function of the National Government according to the Mining Act 1992.

A Geothermal Resource Policy was issued by Department of Mineral Policy and Geohazards Management in 2015 and endorsed by the National Executive Council in 2020.