"Geothermal, if it works, is better than intermittent producers of solar and wind, and it's also ubiquitous," said Brilliant at the 2008 Web 2.0 Conference.

Larry Page is enthusiastic about the possibility of thermal power's potential: "If you dig deep enough, you get heat. We need to make drilling cheaper."[]Google.org has sunk more than $10 million into enhanced geothermal energy.

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