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    geothermal.  It's my understanding that we have enough power resources in the form of geothermal trapped under the Rockies to power the entire country, probably indefinitely, if we had any way of storing and transporting it.  Basically, if we built an electrical highway (i.e. power grid) out into the back of our Nowhere, it could keep us comfortable forever if we used it efficiently.  Iceland essentially exports geothermal energy by using it to smelt aluminum without the use of fossil fuel.

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