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Switching your company to renewable energy? Read this first

The renewable energy opportunity for Fortune 1000 companies has never been better. Renewable energy provides direct bottom-line benefits: Reduced energy costs, protection from price volatility, protection from regulatory risk, and positive reputational/brand value. Importantly, the recent extensions Read More...

The wind is blowing toward corporate buyers big time, AWEA says

The American Wind Energy Association's fourth-quarter 2015 market report, released in January, revealed that about 75% of the megawatts contracted through power purchase agreements in the period were through corporations, including Procter & Gamble, General Motors and Google Read More...

General Motors, Union Bank earn EPA Energy Star certifications  

Commercial and industrial business leaders Union Bank and General Motors received the U.S. EPA's Energy Star certification for energy efficiency measures taken at several facilities throughout the country. A wide variety of energy saving strategies were employed in order to receive the res Read More...

General Motors saves $80M with renewable energy

General Motor’s first renewable energy project dates back to 1993, when it began capturing landfill gas for use at its Toledo, Ohio, transmission plant. The initiative has since grown to include wind and solar projects that have collectively saved the auto giant $80 million over recent de Read More...

Verizon, GM among C&I names that earned 2016 Energy Star recognition

About 150 business and organizations - more than 60 of which are classified as C&I companies - were recognized by the U.S. EPA and DOE for achievements in energy efficiency with the announcement of Energy Star's 2016 winners March 29.The stories of two commercial and industrial names t Read More...

GM moves into wind power on path to 125 MW renewable target by 2020

General Motors Co., which had a banner year for solar additions in 2015, is moving into wind power generation in 2016 with the execution of a power purchase agreement that will help power three of its facilities in Mexico and one in Texas. At GM's assembly plant in Arlington, Tex Read More...

GM installs 850 kW solar array at Corvette site

One of the most iconic American cars just got a little greener. General Motors has installed an 850 kW solar array at its Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky, where the company manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette. The PV installation is expected to generate 1,200,000 kW of electricity in i Read More...

Views from the top: How GM is transforming manufacturing with renewables, energy storage

Exclusive to Smart Energy DecisionsBig news stories about corporate energy management and renewable energy purchasing often begin and end with California tech names like Apple, Google and Microsoft. But those names aren't the only iconic American businesses taking creative approaches to their energy Read More...

GM commits to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Photo courtesy of GM Having just surpassed its 2020 goal of using 125 MW of renewable energy in its U.S. operations, General Motors Co. announced a bold new one. The Detroit-based auto manufacturer on Sept. 14 pledged to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 op Read More...

GM, P&G execs to kick-off SED webinar series

As part of its mission to serve the unique information needs of large commercial and industrial companies, Smart Energy Decisions on Oct. 4 announced the launch of its new, free webinar series.Designed to bring relevant, useful information on timely topics of interest to the industry, the first two Read More...

GM expects $73M in energy cost savings this year

General Motors Co. is  expecting to save $73 million in energy costs this year through the deployment of energy efficiency initiatives throughout its global operations. The Detroit-based automaker said Oct. 24 that its efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM's g Read More...

Webinar: GM's road to 100% renewable energy

More than 80 major corporations including Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola and Facebook have made a commitment to source 100% of their energy from renewable sources by 2050. These commitments are fueling a wave of commercial development and procurement of renewable power from both solar and wind pr Read More...

Report: Goldman Sachs, H&M ramp clean energy use

Among a growing list of RE100 composite companies, the group recently singled out Goldman Sachs, Elopak and H&M as making large strides toward their goal of powering their operations with 100% renewable energy. The global initiative RE100, which represents companies such as Bank of America, Read More...

GM, others mull utility wind, solar energy program

Photo of a portion of DTE's 200,000 solar panel project in Lapeer, Mich., provided by DTE Energy. Two large Detroit-area energy users have expressed interest in a new program being offered to business and residential customers of DTE Energy that want to increase their use of clean energy.  Read More...

Wal-Mart among corporate supporters of Missouri bill to allow power purchase agreements

Seven large corporate energy buyers including Procter & Gamble, General Motors and Wal-Mart are hoping the third time is the charm for a Missouri bill that aims to allow such entities to enter into power purchase agreements from parties other than their utility. Midwest Energy New Read More...

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