About this series


July 20: Coal

Hayden Station burns 5,000 tons of coal every day, sending power as far as California.

Think coal is a dying industry? Think again.

July 27: Oil & Gas

When you drive from Steamboat to Hayden, you're driving through an oil field. There are nearly 40,000 oil and natural gas tanks on public lands in Colorado - with impacts to Routt County.

Aug. 3: Ski Industry

By 2020, the snow line on Colorado mountains could be 300 feet higher than it is now. How are your favorite ski areas responding?

Aug. 10: Renewables

Solar and wind power industries are heating up in Colorado. But can energy independence ever be a reality?

Aug. 17: The Future

Energy development is the dominant factor shaping the future of Colorado. Are you informed?


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