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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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General Motors Recognized for Exceptional Freight Performance
General Motors North America was recently awarded the 2018 SmartWay Excellence Award, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) highest honor for leadership in freight performance. The award recognizes the top two percent of SmartWay Partners with...
Oct 11, 2018 2:20 PM ET
Northwest Ohio Wind Farm to Power General Motors’ Ohio, Indiana Plants
DEFIANCE, Ohio – Officials from General Motors and Starwood Energy Group joined Ohio lawmakers, county officials and local landowners today at a press conference to unveil the Northwest Ohio Wind Farm, a 100-megawatt wind project under construction in Paulding County, Ohio. Power purchased from the wind farm will help offset the power used at General Motors’...
May 1, 2018 1:10 PM ET
Headlights vs. Highlights: Season Four of Better Buildings SWAP Showcases General Motors and L’Oréal USA
April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today unveiled the fourth installment of the “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP,” featuring General Motors and L’Oréal USA. In this online video series, the companies swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money and improve the energy performance of their industrial facilities. The result is an informative, behind...
Apr 24, 2018 2:10 PM ET
Driving Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Seven Years and Counting
Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the seventh consecutive year for its continuous leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency and growing its corporate energy...
Apr 12, 2018 9:55 AM ET
Powering a Cleaner Grid Through Green Tariffs
This week, General Motors became one of the first companies in Michigan to participate in a new Consumers Energy program that will allow the company to match 100 percent of the electricity used at its Flint Metal Center and Engine Operations with wind energy generated from Cross Winds Energy Park II in Michigan. Through this electricity agreement – also known as a green tariff –...
Mar 12, 2018 9:00 AM ET

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