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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Five Star Rating: GM Earns Fifth ENERGY STAR® Award
DETROIT, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – General Motors earned its fifth U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. The company continues to find ways to cut energy each year and reduced energy by 5.6 percent per vehicle in 2015 at its U.S. manufacturing...
Mar 28, 2016 10:00 AM ET
How GM Used Renewable Energy to Save $80M
A decades-long approach to sourcing renewable energy has produced lessons learned that helped GM further reduce its environmental footprint and save $80 million along the way. 22 Years Using Landfill Gas Contracting the use of thermal energy from the gas of nearby landfills served as GM’s first renewable energy project back in 1993. Once we saw the value at our...
Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM ET
GM’s CCA Headquarters Shines with Another ENERGY STAR
General Motors’ Customer Care and Aftersales World Headquarters in Grand Blanc, Michigan is practicing environmental stewardship that recently earned it another star. For the fourth year running, the facility earned EPA ENERGY STAR® certification, meaning this...
Mar 2, 2016 4:15 PM ET
GM’s Distribution and IT Centers Star in Energy Efficiency
DETROIT, March 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Eleven General Motors facilities have earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These buildings, which include seven parts distribution centers, a global headquarters office and three IT innovation office centers, have optimized their buildings to leave a smaller carbon footprint. ...
Mar 2, 2016 12:05 PM ET
8 Tips to Help Close that Renewable Energy Deal
The benefits of clean energy are clear, but procuring renewables can often be a muddy process given up-front investments, long contracts, and the need to build consensus among various internal company departments. GM’s first renewable energy project dates back to 1995 with landfill gas generation and its first solar array followed 10 years later. Now equipped with 106 megawatts of...
Jan 7, 2016 4:50 PM ET