28 Jun '14, 12am

General Motors Expanding Solar Power

General Motors Expanding Solar Power

More General Motors’ solar power going online Fall 2014 Cutting into the bottom line and cutting into the carbon footprint, that’s the aim behind General Motors’ continuing solar power expansion at its facilities worldwide. Solar power does have some disadvantages, such as daily and weather intermittency, as well as seasonal variations, but they can still significantly reduce the amount of energy taken from the power grid. While it takes a while to pay for itself, a solar power installation runs free and practically forever. Depending on your section of the grid, adopting solar power can also significantly reduce your carbon dioxide emissions. General Motors has set some big goals regarding its adoption of renewable energy, 125 MW by 2020, and is adding more every month toward that goal. Currently, between solar power installations, landfill gas, and biomass, General Motor...

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