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2021

Launched 6 PlanetM and MMFP real world deployments Facilitated development of hydrogen fast fueling components on behalf of HDHIG Supported City of Detroit Climate Action Plan Strategy Launched EV Battery 2nd use and recycling market…
kristinhofman
April 18, 2022

2020

Launched 13 PlanetM pilot projects Kicked off the City of Detroit sustainability project Coordinated the UP EV Convening half-day webinar Launched custom energy analysis services Supported the City of Detroit Essential Worker Pilot project providing…
kristinhofman
May 27, 2021
Debbie Stabenow and others next to a vehicle chargepoint

2010

Launched DOE vehicle electrification R & D program with Chrysler Tested electronic power and conditioning and control (EPCC) equipment at various military installations Successfully helped hundreds of manufacturing firms transition into growing energy markets Developed…
kristinhofman
August 1, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to an audience at NextEnergy's offices in Detroit, Michigan

2008–2009

Tested mobile waste to energy generator (MEWEPS) for DoD Launched wind, solar, battery and bioenergy supply chain analysis for MEDC Launched the Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles Pilot with DTE Developed the AETNetwork connection tool to link…
kristinhofman
August 1, 2019
Former President Bill Clinton and Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm visit the NextEnergy offices in Detroit

2006–2007

Commissioned hydrogen fueling station Facilitated the deployment of the Mercedes A Class fuel cell vehicle for WSU campus police department Launched a fuel cell testing program with DTE and Rolls Royce on microgrid pavilion Tested…
kristinhofman
August 1, 2019
An alternative fuels platform located at NextEnergy in Detroit

2004–2005

Partnered with Big Three on DOE-funded Hydrogen Codes & Standards program to provide training and education for emergency first responders and develop permitting guidebook Opened NextEnergy Center at 461 Burroughs in Detroit NextEnergy microgrid goes…
kristinhofman
August 1, 2019
Rendering of the NextEnergy building in Detroit, Michigan

2002–2003

NextEnergy announced by Governor Engler and MEDC NextEnergy nonprofit formed and established temporary offices in the Fisher Building in Detroit Legislation passed to create tax incentives supporting alternative energy technology research, development, and manufacturing Commissioned…
kristinhofman
August 1, 2019
Electrician elevated in a bucket truck fixing a street light in downtown Detroit

2019

Michigan Energy Office EV strategy support Continuation of 400 Kw DC fast charging program Manager of the PlanetM Mobility Pilot Grant Program Develop programming and sustainable business models for The ChargeD Program with PlanetM, City…
kristinhofman
July 30, 2019
Charin event

2018

Initiated demand response demonstration with DTE and Enbala EV Ride and Drive Event for Lightning Systems and BP Michigan Energy Office EV strategy support CharIN North American EV workshop and interoperability testing 400 kW DC…
kristinhofman
July 30, 2019

2017

Presented results of MDrive with DENSO at SAE International Continued NextRide scooter share program and informed regional businesses and anchor institutions, and local community groups of key considerations ISO-15118 use cases demonstration with Mercedes DC…
kristinhofman
July 30, 2019

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