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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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GM Rochester Plant Launches Solar Array
ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - While some may think the sun doesn’t shine very much in Upstate New York, promoters of solar energy know differently.  General Motors added a 466-kilowatt solar array at its Rochester Operations plant on Lexington Avenue to leverage the sun’s energy to help power the plant. The plant showcased the array at an event with community leaders, public...
Jul 15, 2016 1:15 PM ET
GM Battery Reuse Earns an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award
GM won an Environmental Leader Top Project of the Year Award for our Chevrolet Volt battery secondary reuse project that’s helping keep the lights on at our LEED-Gold Enterprise Data Center office in Milford, Michigan. A 74-kilowatt ground-mount solar...
Jul 5, 2016 12:15 PM ET
Corporations School US Universities on Buying and Using Clean Energy
In 2015, corporations bought roughly 3.2 gigawatts (GW) of electricity from utility-scale renewable energy facilities, which generate power from sources like wind and solar and then pump it into the grid to supply energy to utilities and other customers. Indeed, corporations surpassed utilities last year as the majority buyers of wind power. But universities may be the next big...
May 13, 2016 2:35 PM ET
Saving Energy Pays - For Neighbors and Sustainability-Minded Workers
Some companies pay employees up to $20,000 for great energy-saving ideas. Really. Business leaders in several large corporations are getting creative by giving big financial rewards to managers who help reduce the operation’s energy consumption. There’s a good reason for these incentives: after the United Nations’ ...
May 6, 2016 3:35 PM ET
Power Your Company with 100% Renewable Energy
As it becomes ever more urgent to preserve the environment, a growing number of businesses are prioritizing sustainability. More than 50 companies around the world have pledged to work toward using 100% renewable energy to power their operations. Big technology...
Apr 27, 2016 1:35 PM ET

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