Tag: General Motors

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

A Solar Roof For Your Electric Vehicle: Dreams Really Do Come True

May 15, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

Two companies that claim to have the solar EV roof all figured out are Royal DSM and Lightyear. Lightyear’s signature Lightyear One electric vehicle is set to launch next year with five square meters of built-in solar cells covering the […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GM Invests In More Solar, Michigan Facilities To Be Powered By Renewables

April 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

Unlike a certain other automaker, General Motors GM doesn’t seem to be interested in getting into making or selling solar power generating equipment. But that doesn’t mean the Detroit-based automaker isn’t interested in renewable energy. Like and increasing number of […]

News and Policies, State

$325 million Illinois wind farm to supply power to General Motors, Bloomberg

December 13, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Enel has started operations at the 185-megawatt HillTopper wind farm in Illinois via its U.S. renewable business Enel Green Power North America. Through power purchase agreements the facility, in Logan County, will sell power to Bloomberg LP, General Motors and […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Automobile giant General Motors is going big on wind power in Ohio and Indiana

September 20, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

General Motors (GM) has announced that all its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana will have their electricity needs met by 100 percent renewable energy. In a statement on Tuesday, GM said it would purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of wind […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Walmart and GM Becoming Biggest Purchasers of Wind Energy

June 23, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Wind contracts among corporate power users have grown from 5% in 2013 to 40% in 2016, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Though tech companies like Google and Salesforce have long been using renewable energy, corporate giants such as […]

News and Policies, U.S.

GM Focuses on Energy Efficiency to Meet Emissions Goals

April 4, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

General Motors recently announced its plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2025. At the recent 2017 SAE High Efficiency IC Engine Symposium in Detroit, executives from both GM and Ford discussed the importance of using technology developments for engine […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, U.S.

GM to Use All Renewable Energy by 2020

September 16, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

General Motors announced yesterday that it will get its electricity from renewable sources across all of its 350 worldwide operations by 2050. The company said that it also is joining RE100, which is a global collaborative of businesses committed to 100 percent […]

News and Policies, U.S.

General Motors Cuts Its Energy Use

March 9, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Last week, General Motors said that 11 of its facilities were awardedthe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR certification. Buildings under consideration must outperform 75 percent of similar facilities nationwide and meet other performance criteria set by the EPA in order […]