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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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The Connection Between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid
The Chevrolet Bolt EV just received an EPA-estimated range rating of 238 miles per charge. And GM just committed to meet its entire electricity needs at all of its global operations using renewable energy by 2050. The two pieces of news from...
Sep 20, 2016 9:55 AM ET
Quote Sheet: GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050
GM is pledging to meet its electricity needs at all of its global operations with renewable energy – such as wind, sun and landfill gas – by 2050. Here’s what GM employees and third parties had to say about the plan.  “From reducing fluctuating energy costs to providing energy security – going 100% renewable makes clear economic sense. We hope that through GM’s leadership,...
Sep 19, 2016 10:45 AM ET
GM Details its 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal
GM is pledging to meet its electricity needs at all of its global operations with renewable energy – such as wind, sun and landfill gas – by 2050. The company’s global renewable energy manager, Rob Threlkeld, answers some questions about the company’s 100 percent renewable energy plans and what it will take to achieve its goal. How does GM define this commitment? What does it...
Sep 15, 2016 12:15 PM ET
GM Commits to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050
DETROIT, September 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ – General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun and landfill gas — by 2050. “Establishing a 100 percent renewable energy goal helps us better serve society by reducing environmental impact,” said GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra. “This...
Sep 14, 2016 3:15 PM ET
Incentives Draw New York GM Plant to Install Solar Array
With 16 solar installations in the United States, General Motors takes the top spot among automakers for solar energy use in the nation. Its latest array can be found at the company’s Rochester Operations plant in New York – a 466-kilowatt array expected to power 3 percent of the facility’s electricity. That’s enough energy to power nearly 57 single family homes in...
Jul 22, 2016 10:25 AM ET

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