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September 20, 2019 in Blog

Monthly Update: September 2019

Jim Saber, President & CEO NextEnergy One of NextEnergy’s greatest strengths is the strong network of partners we have built over the last 17 years. Until now, aside from opting in to receive our newsletter…
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August 15, 2019 in Blog

Monthly Update: August 2019

Jim Saber, President & CEO NextEnergy Late summer happenings and what's on the horizon for fall   It’s hard to believe summer is coming to an end and another busy fall season will soon be…
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August 13, 2019 in Blog

A summer in Detroit with NextEnergy: DukeEngage Intern takeaways

This summer NextEnergy had the honor of hosting two rising sophomore interns from Duke University. The program, called DukeEngage, places talented students with nonprofit organizations around the world in an effort to provide real world…
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August 13, 2019 in Blog

How cities are taking leadership roles in powering their clean energy futures

As we look towards creating smarter, cleaner, accessible and sustainable communities, more and more cities are taking responsibility for powering their clean energy futures. It’s become common place for cities to have developed policies, sustainability…
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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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