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!
Angella Durkin, COO
What she’s reading: The Seven Essential Elements of a Smart City Ecosystem
Source: Smart Cities Connect
What makes it interesting: The most successful smart city projects require having the right teams in place. Who should be on your team? This article explores just that.
Wayne Snyder, Director, Technology Development
What he’s reading: $3 trillion over three years could see world meet climate goals, IEA says
Media: Energy Voice
What makes it interesting: A crisis like COVID-19 is also an opportunity for systemic change. The International Energy Agency believes that time is now. Economic and policy reform in all nations could set the world back on track to meeting the goals of the Paris climate change agreement.
Eric McDonald, Director, Facilities & Infrastructure Development
What he’s reading: COVID-19 Crisis Reveals Turbulent Future for US Electricity Markets
Media: T&D World
What makes it interesting: Decreased daytime demand for electricity resulted in more stored renewable electricity to be used during peaks hours and less need to generate carbon based electricity.
Tim Slusser, Director, Smart Mobility Initiatives
What he’s reading: Gotcha TO GO Offers an Alternative and Affordable Delivery Option
Media: Yahoo! Finance
What makes it interesting: As the world adapts to COVID-19, the mobility industry is going to be significantly impacted. Mobility-as-a-service providers are going to need to find new models to drive revenue and stay relevant in uncertain times. Gotcha has created a new business model to work with local businesses and lower their cost of delivery.