GM Energy Efficiency

GM Energy Efficiency

Updates on how GM is reducing emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient.

For more information on GM’s commitment to energy efficiency, visit its sustainability report and environmental blog.

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Orion Assembly to Pull Energy from the Sun
(3BL Media) Lake Orion, MI - June 21, 2012 - A field next to General Motors’ Orion Assembly Plant, home of the ...
Jun 21, 2012 7:45 PM ET
GM Builds Sustainable Plant in Brazil
(3BL Media) Joinville, Brazil - May 10, 2012 -  General Motors is pioneering several environmental practices in its construction of a new engine plant in Joinville in southern Brazil. These sustainable features are expected to accredit the plant for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the...
May 10, 2012 11:15 PM ET
Spring Hill Changes the Lights to Cut Energy
(3BL Media) Spring Hill, TN - April 23, 2012 - General Motors’ Spring Hill Manufacturing complex expects to save nearly $800,000 annually by upgrading to high-efficiency lighting in its general assembly and new engine plants, both of which begin production later this year. Replacement of more than 4,000 fixtures with high-efficiency fluorescent lighting is estimated to save 8.5 million...
Apr 23, 2012 1:45 PM ET
General Motors Receives EPA’s Top Energy Award
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - March 1, 2012 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named General Motors its 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in the motor vehicle category, citing its commitment to energy efficiency and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. GM’s U.S....
Mar 1, 2012 5:15 PM ET
Engine Testing Helps Power GM Engineering Center
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Pontiac, MI - February 3, 2012 - Engineers at General Motors’ Pontiac Engineering Center are powering parts of the facility with excess energy produced from testing engines.  Since Pontiac began the energy efficiency project following a 2008 renovation, the facility has regenerated more than 26.7 million kilowatt hours of energy to power internal...
Feb 3, 2012 10:45 AM ET