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Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

DETROIT, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures is one of many steps helping General Motors save $73 million in energy costs in 2016. Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM’s goal of meeting the electricity needs of its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by ... Read More
 
GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

GM China Engages Suppliers in Energy Projects that Saved $1.3M

General Motors China engaged eight of its parts suppliers in a yearlong “Green Supply Chain” initiative designed to reduce energy consumption. The suppliers implemented 64 projects that resulted in emissions and facility noise reductions, as well as optimized lighting and energy management system improvements. Altogether, these suppliers realized savings of more than 9.3 million yuan ... Read More
 
Toyota of Corvallis on Track to be World’s First Net Zero Energy Auto Dealership

Toyota of Corvallis on Track to be World’s First Net Zero Energy Auto Dealership

Corvallis, Ore. (Sept. 30, 2016) – Toyota of Corvallis is on schedule to be the world’s first Certified Net Zero Energy Automotive Dealership. Over the next 14 months, Gensler—the architect of the new building—will oversee data collection to help ensure this certification becomes a reality. Additionally, construction of the facility was built to adhere to ... Read More
 
Johnson Controls earns Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award

Johnson Controls earns Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls, the global leader in buildings and energy solutions, has been selected by the Alliance to Save Energy to receive the Star of Energy Efficiency Chairman’s Award in recognition of its innovative start-stop battery technology. “We are honored to receive this award and recognition for our start-stop battery technology, ... Read More
 
The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

The Connection between EVs, Batteries and a Clean Grid

2016-09-19, GM Green: 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 the automaker go hand in hand, representing GM’s vision of ... Read More