The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has announced this year’s Amateur Photo Contest, which showcases quality photography featuring geothermal energy around the world.

Photographs on anything related to geothermal energy can be submitted, including geothermal heat pumps, energy production and EGS. Images can capture things like well testing, drilling, geothermal equipment operation, plant operation and areas of potential geothermal exploration.

The deadline for submissions is Aug. 14, 2015. The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon during the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo. The event will take place Sept. 20-23 at the Peppermill Resort Spa in Reno, Nev.

The first place winner will be awarded $150, second place $100 and third place $75. Honorable mention photos will receive certificates.

To find out more about the contest, go to