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Geothermal Power:

U.S. National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) Map of U.S. Geothermal Resources (link)

Geothermal Gradient, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Geothermal Energy, White, U.S. Geological Survey (link / cached copy)

Geothermal 101: Basics of Geothermal Energy Production and Use, Geothermal Energy Association, 2009 (link / cached copy)

The Future of Geothermal Energy - Impact of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) on the United States in the 21st Century, MIT / INL / DOE, 2006 (link / cached copy)

Systematic Review of Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Geothermal Electricity, U.S. National Renewable Energy Lab, 2017 (link / cached copy

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion:

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion - Technology, Rafferty & Mero, Britannica (link / cached copy)

Energy Explained: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, U.S. Energy Information Administration (link / cached copy)

Ocean Thermal Energy: Back from the Deep, IEEE Spectrum, September 2014 (link / cached copy)

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, Makai Ocean Engineering (link / cached copy)

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Corporation (link / cached copy)

Wave Power:

Wave Power, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Wave Energy, Open Energy Information, U.S. National Renewable Energy Lab (link / cached copy)

Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), 2011 (link / cached copy)

Five Striking Concepts for Harnessing the Sea's Power, National Geographic, February 2014 (link / cached copy)

Why Wave Power Has Lagged Far Behind as Energy Source, Levitan, Yale Environment 360 (2014) (link / cached copy)

Wave Energy in the UK - Is it Dead, Physics World, February 2019 (link / cached copy)

mWave (link / cached copy)

Energy Resources - Wave Power (teaching resources including links to YouTube videos), Andy Darvill (link / cached copy)

Flowing Water Power:

Alternatives including Tidal Barrage Power & Tidal Stream Power are discussed in my note set

Hydroelectric Power (pptx / pdf / key) and in papers listed on its Resources Webpage

Floating Solar Power Farms:

Floating Solar, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Putting Solar Panels on Water Is a Great Idea - But Will It Float? Scientific American, February 2019 (link / cached copy

Will Floating Solar Arrays Float or Sink?  Solar Power World, July 2019 (link / cached copy)

Floating Solar Panels: What You Need to Know in 2019, Energy Sage (link / cached copy)

Fusion Power:

Fusion Power, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Fusion Energy Gain Factor, Wikipedia (link / cached copy)

Nuclear Fusion, Britannica (link / cached copy)

A Review of Fusion and Tokamak Research Towards Steady-State Operation: A JAEA Contribution, Kikuchi, Energies 3, pp. 1741-89  (2010) (link / cached copy)

The Path to Fusion Power, Smith & Cowley, Phil. Trans. A 368, pp. 1091-1108 (2010) (link / cached copy

On the Power and Size of Tokamak Fusion Pilot Plants and Reactors, Costley et al., Nuclear Fusion 55 (2015) (link / cached copy

Fusion as a Future Power Source: Recent Achievements and Prospects, Mamacher & Bradshaw, Proceedings of the 18th World Energy Congress (link / cached copy)

Nuclear Fusion - Do The Math, Murphy, 2012 (link / cached copy)

It's the 21st Century - Where's My Fusion Reactor? - Climate CoLab Org, 2013 (link / cached copy)

Why Nuclear Fusion Is Always 30 Years Away, Discover Magazine, March 2016 (link / cached copy)

The Uncertain Future of Fusion Energy, Energy Central, October 2017 (link / cached copy)

Why Nuclear Fusion is Gaining Steam – Again, PhysOrg, April 2018 (link / cached copy)

Solar Satellites:

How Japan Plans to Build an Orbital Solar Farm, IEEE Spectrum, April 2014 (link / cached copy

It's Always Sunny in Space, IEEE Spectrum, May 2014 (link)

Wind Power Kites & Balloons:

Go Fly a Kite, IEEE Spectrum, December 2012 (link)

The Quest to Harness Wind Energy at 2,000 Feet, Popular Science, October 2014 (link / cached copy)