From H2O RadioExperts say that in order to reach climate goals we need to move away from fossil fuels as soon as possible and get our energy from renewable sources. While most assume that will mean more wind and solar, there’s a clean and environmentally sound way to generate electricity that’s been hiding in plain sight but only recently became affordable to harness. The Soldier Canyon filtration plant in Fort Collins, Colorado, takes water from Horsetooth Reservoir. Like many treatment facilities in the Rocky Mountain region, the utility uses water that falls from a higher elevation—and as the water drops, it packs a lot of energy. (more)