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!
Latonya Binford, Accountant
What she’s reading: Why We Need Green Hydrogen
Source: Earth Institute/Columbia University
What makes it interesting: The definition green hydrogen and how it is manufactured is explained in layman’s terms. Some very interesting facts about the different types of hydrogen (green, blue, gray), for which purposes they best serve and how much they cost are provided. Green hydrogen appears to have a firm place in the future of mobility.
Angella Durkin, COO
What she’s reading: ‘Energy’ Is Its Name. But What Can the D.O.E. Actually Do on Climate?
Media: New York Times
What makes it interesting: The U.S. has a new Secretary of Energy. What can this lead do to combat climate change? This article outlines five actions the DOE can take on climate.
Eric McDonald, Director, Facilities & Infrastructure Development
What he’s reading: Does Storage Improve Residential PV
Media: T&D World
What makes it interesting: How does renewable energy storage for backup power stack up against non-renewables? This article compares costs. AND provides a calculator from NREL to show you what solar a solar system may cost you.
Tim Slusser, Director, Smart Mobility Initiatives
Media: Detroit Free Press
What makes it interesting: The State of Michigan and NextEnergy’s local utility, DTE Energy, recently launched a demonstration to understand how EV buses could support local school districts, provide cleaner transportation choices, improve local air quality and provide grid benefits.