29 Jul '11, 1pm

GM Invests in Sunlogics; Commits to Doubling Solar Power Usage: The solar systems provider Sunlogics will assist...

General Motors announced it will double its use of solar energy at it manufacturing plants around the world by the end of 2015. And its venture capital arm, General Motors Ventures, announced a $7.5 million investment in commercial solar developer Sunlogics to do that. Sunlogics develops and operates commercial solar systems in the US, Canada, and Europe. "The investment in Sunlogics allows GM to strategically partner with a leading solar developer and operator that can help GM drive the use of solar, specifically large-scale solar installations at our facilities," says Jon Lauckner, president of GM Ventures. Most people aren't aware that GM leads the auto industry in its use of renewable energy. It has three of the largest automotive rooftop solar installations in the US and the world's largest at its car assembly plant in Zaragoza, Spain. Additionally, GM has started con...

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