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December 15, 2022 in Blog

A Phenomenal Year of Accelerating Solutions for Cleaner, Smarter, and More Accessible Communities

This has been a year of tremendous growth and opportunity for NextEnergy, read along for some highlights as 2022 comes to a close.
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November 28, 2022 in Blog

New Mobility Deployments and Clean Cities Expansion

The latest round of real-world deployments within the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform was announced and the NextEnergy team is excited to partner with a few organizations on exciting projects.
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November 28, 2022 in Blog

EGLE’s 2022 Michigan Sustainability Conference Highlights Community Climate Planning, Partnerships for a Just Transition

Michigan Clean Cities coalition director Maggie Striz Calnin and MiNextCities program manager Kate Bell joined Municipal and county officials; industry representatives; EGLE leadership; and other key climate, sustainability, and technology stakeholders gathered in Lansing to…
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October 25, 2022 in Blog

Faster and More Convenient EV Charging

I want to highlight updates on some of our EV charging programs. Earlier this month, Delta Electronics demonstrated their Solid State 400kW DC fast charger with the program partners, the U.S. Department of Energy, General…
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December 15, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: December 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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November 28, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: November 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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October 25, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: October 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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September 26, 2022 in What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: September 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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December 20, 2022 in News

Detroit Smart Parking Lab Welcomes New Operator and Additional State Funding as Parking & Mobility Development Ramps Up

Detroit Smart Parking Lab (DSPL), a partnership between Bedrock, Bosch, Ford and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), today announced an additional $300,000 in State grants under the Michigan Mobility Funding Platform. Following its initial…
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October 26, 2022 in News

Delta Demonstrates 400kW Solid State Transformer-based Extreme Fast EV Charger to Partners GM, DTE Energy, NextEnergy, American Center for Mobility and U.S. DOE

By leveraging SiC MOSFET-based solid state transformer topology, the extreme fast charger provides up to 400kW generated from medium voltage with over 96.5% efficiency.
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September 30, 2022 in News

EGLE awards grants for electric semi-truck, school bus

Grants have been awarded for the first electric vehicle projects to be funded through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s (EGLE) Michigan Clean Diesel Program. The projects in Livonia and Cadillac will…
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September 27, 2022 in Blog, News

MI Next Cities: Driving a Sustainable Future, One Smart City at a Time

MiNextCities works to equitably distribute access to, and benefits from, the technology solutions among residents and regions, particularly those chronically underserved and most at-risk.
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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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