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G new zealand yellowstone can be extracted elsewhere

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Unformatted text preview: 0% world energy needs. •  Nuclear energy (fissioning 1g 235U = 13.7 barrels of oil), currently 8% worldwide, 50% in France. •  Geothermal power (mainly in Iceland and New Zealand) •  Solar, wind, Hdal energy •  Next generaHon alternaHve energy sources •  “Energy efficiency” Alternative energy sources Future energy consumption Geothermal energy •  Most economical where there are shallow hot spots (e.g., New Zealand, Yellowstone). •  Can be extracted elsewhere with more technology •  10% of New Zealand electricity is fro...
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