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Documentary Series Roadtrip Nation Explores New York State in September on WPBS-TV

WATERTOWN, NY (September 12, 2023) – Roadtrip Nation explores what it means to build a career—and a life—around what you love. The documentary series follows the journeys of groups of people as they travel across the country, sit down with professionals who share their interests, and gain insight into what it takes to overcome struggle and find personal success.

Join a group of road trippers in ROADTRIP NATION: EMPOWERED STATE, as they take a New York State-specific look at the topic of clean energy – Tuesdays at 7:30 pm, starting September 13th, 2023 on WPBS-TV.

Power for Good (Wednesday, September 13 at 7:30 pm)

Meet the roadtrippers, then follow along as they explore hydroelectric power’s potential at Niagara Falls and visit one of New York’s greenest cities.

Under the Ground and Through the Air (Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 pm)

The roadtrippers climb inside the next generation of electric planes and learn how to harness the Earth’s power through geothermal energy.

A More Equitable Revolution (Wednesday, September 27 at 7:30 pm)

How can we make sure the clean energy revolution creates a better future for all? The roadtrippers talk to policymakers and activists about the human side of the switch.

We Power New York (Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 pm)

As the road trip comes to an end, interviews with clean energy executives and entrepreneurs help the roadtrippers feel empowered to personally take on one of our planet’s biggest, most urgent challenges—and find career fulfillment along their paths.


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