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Geothermal power harnesses the natural force of thermal energy from deep underground which comes both from residual heat from the creation of the Earth  and from heat that is constantly generated by radioactive decay. The ability to harness the Earth’s thermal energy is somewhat limited by site dependency (located near thermal plumes in the Earth’s crust), though recent technological advancements in drilling have extended the range. But more advanced technologies may also have the potential to trigger seismic activity in certain areas.