Truck plant is GM’s 18th facility to use solar power at operations
While many spent December putting up lights on Christmas trees, our assembly plant in Indiana was installing an entirely different lighting project: a 100-foot-long, 14.4 kilowatt ground-mounted solar array
Fort Wayne Assembly, which builds the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado, finished construction of its first solar array last month.
9 locations earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) announced today that nine locations have earned ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is helping to mark the 15th anniversary of this recognition program.
Why do long-time industry professionals like GM’s Al Hildreth volunteer their time?
We’ve all heard it said: Volunteering for your industry is one of the most important — and most needed — acts a professional will ever do. But in today’s increasingly challenging global climate, finding time is harder than ever. So why do people do it?
As our interview series continues, General Motors’ Al Hildreth, who was honored along with his colleagues on the Corporate Responsibility Summit Planning Group with a 2014 AIAG Outstanding Achievement Award, shares his perspective.
LG Achieves Industry Milestone with Unmatched Energy Efficiency Innovation
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Demonstrating its global leadership in energy efficient home appliances, LG Electronics (LG) announced sales of more than 10 million refrigerators with its patented Inverter Linear Compressor around the world, including strong sales of ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerators in the United States.
Company's tally of plants to meet energy reduction goal reaches 70.
Three years ago, the first batch of GM plants met the EPA ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry, a voluntary energy reduction initiative recognizing plants that slash energy intensity throughout their facilities.
Now GM has a total of 70 plants that have met the challenge – 29 that have done so more than once. To be recognized, manufacturing plants must reduce the energy intensity of their operations at least 10 percent within five years or less.
How do our manufacturing plants keep finding ways to use less energy? Here are a few examples.
Seven new facilities and seven repeat achievers recognized for reducing energy use
DETROIT, November 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Fourteen General Motors plants around the world achieved the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry, collectively cutting energy intensity by an average of 17 percent. The new achievers, which include a foundry and assembly plants, bring GM to an industry-leading total of 70.
To meet the challenge, industrial sites must reduce energy intensity by 10 percent in five years or less. All 14 sites achieved the goal in four years at most, with most meeting it in less than two years.
LG ENERGY STAR® Certified Products Featured at Phoenix Facility, Final Stop in EPA’s ‘ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour’
PHOENIX, Oct. 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In observance of ENERGY STAR Day, LG Electronics USA today joined representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fellow ENERGY STAR Partner Arizona Public Service (APS) to celebrate the completion of energy-efficiency upgrades to the U.S. Vets housing facility for homeless veterans in Phoenix.
Demonstrated at Solar Power International Expo 2014, ‘Mono X ACe’ Expands LG Flagship Solar Module Series
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Led by new integrated, max-performing AC-powered solar modules, LG Electronics USA is exhibiting a host of solutions from the LG Mono X® monocrystalline module series here this week. At the Solar Power International (SPI) Expo 2014, LG is displaying new solar module upgrades, combining a new level of performance and flexibility for both home and business owners seeking lower utility bills and energy independence.
LG Solar headliners at SPI at the Las Vegas Convention Center include:
Named Leading Technology Provider for ‘GreenZone’ Community Center, LG Outfits Sustainable Facility with Air Conditioning Solutions, Electronics, Appliances
NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/– Underscoring its commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable technologies, LG Electronics USA is playing a major role at the premier event for sustainable building, the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, which opens here today.