The 2013 Pagosa Verde Symposium topic addressed Clean Energy Innovations, Success Stories and Resources; An Economic Development Opportunity for Colorado Communities. Community leaders and property owners from across Colorado and neighboring states joined representatives from universities, state and federal agencies, and private businesses to discuss the topics listed below. Agendas, presenter bios, and presentations are made available for your benefit.

  • Impacts of Oil and Gas Exploration on Rural Communities
  • Geothermal Resources of Archuleta County
  • An Introduction to Demand Response
  • Biomass and Healthy Forests Project Update
  • Global Perspective on Mitigating Geothermal Exploration Risk
  • DOE’s Strategy and Resources as Applied to Geothermal Development in Colorado
  • Greenhouse Gardening and Clean Energy
  • National Renewable Energy Lab’s (NREL) Geothermal Program
  • Earth – The Sequel: The Race To Reinvent Energy And Stop Global Warming
  • Chena, Alaska Geothermal Success Story
  • Opportunities for the Rural West in Geothermal Energy and Direct-Use Applications
  • LPEA and Renewable Resources Development