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July 25, 2022 in Blog

Detroit Is One of the World’s Greatest Places

When the team of Michigan Department of Transportation, Electreon, Jacobs, Michigan Central, DTE Energy, Ford, the City of Detroit, and NextEnergy started work earlier this year in Detroit to design and build the nation’s first…
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June 27, 2022 in Blog

Moving to a cleaner and smarter future

Summer is finally here and the NextEnergy team has kicked off the summer with new programs and demonstrations! I am Happy to share with you the public launch of MiNextCities!
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June 27, 2022 in Blog

Highlighting Accessible Mobility Solutions

As the world moves to smarter and cleaner solutions, our organization works to create solutions that are accessible. Accessibility is a key focus area for the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform (MMFP), a priority evidenced by…
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April 20, 2022 in Blog

Earth Day and Carbon Neutral Mobility

We are officially in spring. April ushers in warmer and longer days, outdoor activities, as well as Earth Day! In the spirit of earth day and cleaner, smarter, and more accessible communities and cities, check…
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July 25, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: July 2022 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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June 27, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: June 2022 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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May 23, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: May 2022 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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April 20, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: April 2022 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 5, 2022 in News

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Support for New Mobility Initiatives That Improve Roadway Safety and Sustainability, and Customer Service

Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II announced that Michigan will enable four new mobility services to help address challenges across the state related to sustainable transit, roadway safety, parking and staffing shortages in the service industry.…
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June 14, 2022 in News

PRESS RELEASE: EGLE, NextEnergy support local governments’ sustainability efforts

A $3.5 million grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will help facilitate the MiNextCities effort by NextEnergy, a Detroit-based leader in deploying smart city technologies, and Public Sector Consultants,…
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April 28, 2022 in News

PRESS RELEASE: Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces More Than $577,000 in Grants to Support Statewide Electric Vehicle Adoption

Today, Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist II announced that Michigan will launch six new services to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure, increase access to electric vehicles, and broaden electric vehicle adoption in communities around the state.
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February 1, 2022 in News

PRESS RELEASE: Electreon Announces First Public Electric Road System for Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging in the US

Electreon won the Michigan Department of Transportation’s RFP for the inductive vehicle charging pilot and will deploy its technology in the heart of Detroit; This pilot is slated to be the first shared public Electric…
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June 30, 2022 in Reports

EGLE Recycling Market Development Grant – EGLE Recycling Market Development Grant – Assessment of Michigan Supply Chain for EV Batteries

As electric vehicles sales increase it is inevitable the batteries used in these vehicles will be entering the waste, recycling, and or re-use market. Michigan needs to be prepared to sustainably manage these materials as…
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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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