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February 16, 2020 in Blog

Tapping Into Tomorrow’s Innovation Today

As our world changes, so too must our thinking about how we plan, design and build resilient cities. A couple weeks ago I had the privilege to volunteer as an Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD)…
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January 17, 2020 in Blog

Monthly Update: January 2020

Happy New Year! I hope that you all have enjoyed your holiday season and time with family and friends. 2020 is off to a fast start for the NextEnergy team with new activities which I…
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January 16, 2020 in Blog

Five Predictions for Shared Use and Micromobility in 2020

Calendar year 2019 raised a lot of questions about the profitability, and therefore sustainability, of many shared-use and micromobility business models. Uber and Lyft both saw their stock prices drop from their initial public offering…
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December 6, 2019 in Blog

Monthly Update: December 2019

It’s hard to believe 2019 is coming to an end, but when I look back on all that we’ve accomplished this year, it’s hard to believe that it’s only been 12 months. I’m so proud…
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November 20, 2019 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: November Edition

We've asked the NextEnergy team to share the industry-related news, stories and information that have grabbed their attention this month. We hope you find it useful!
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October 21, 2019 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: October Edition

We've asked the NextEnergy team to share the industry-related news, stories and information that have grabbed their attention this month. We hope you find it useful!
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September 19, 2019 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: September Edition

We've asked the NextEnergy team to share the industry-related news, stories and information that have grabbed their attention this month. We hope you find it useful!
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August 30, 2019 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: August Edition

We've asked the NextEnergy team to share the industry-related news, stories and information that have grabbed their attention this month. We hope you find it useful!
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October 7, 2019 in News

The Climate Crisis in Michigan Report

The Earth’s average temperature is rising at an unprecedented rate, and the impact is already being felt across Michigan. Simply stated, scientists attribute the climate crisis to human emissions of greenhouse gases that trap heat…
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September 18, 2019 in News

PRESS RELEASE: Innovative collaboration led by DTE brings first network of EV fast chargers to downtown Detroit

ChargeD initiative deploys four fast chargers in Beacon Park; additional sites in planning The project, led by DTE Energy, is supported by the City of Detroit, PlanetM, General Motors and Blue Energy Detroit residents and…
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August 14, 2019 in News

IN THE NEWS: Wayne State’s urban innovation district near New Center takes shape

Wayne State’s urban innovation district near New Center takes shape Curbed Detroit August 13, 2019 Ever since a working group convened to discuss the matter in 2014, Wayne State University has been working to create…
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August 13, 2019 in News

PRESS RELEASE: Six companies awarded PlanetM grants to deploy mobility solutions in Michigan

Six companies awarded PlanetM grants to deploy mobility solutions in Michigan Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) August 7, 2019 TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. - Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced the latest PlanetM Mobility Grant recipients…
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September 19, 2019 in White Papers

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure: current challenges and impacts on EV adoption in the U.S.

I've been having a lot of conversations lately on the topic of electric vehicle (EV) charging. Friends and family want to convert to driving an EV, but struggle to understand how to fully evaluate the…
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April 18, 2019 in White Papers

Evaluating the Case for Hydrogen

As Director of Smart Mobility Initiatives at NextEnergy, I feel that it is important for us to understand various technologies and how they each can contribute to the future overall mobility solution. One technology that…
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