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Honda Motor co. Ltd. became the first car company to disclose its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, which include emissions from its business operations and customer use of its products.
eReceipts is a new company offering retailers the ability to issue electronic receipts, which will be stored in a secure online cloud and accessible through a laptop or mobile phone. While eReceipts seems like a no brainer for both retailers and consumers, it might be more difficult than it seems to convince consumers that this is a better option.
Texas is lagging a bit when it comes to solar power, but it is becoming a national centerpiece for algae biofuel research and its wind power industry is coming on strong.
August was an all time record month for the Chevy Volt. Yet, apparently the sales of the Volt are still not strong enough and GM will close the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, where the Volt is made, for four weeks, from September 17 through October 15. The fact that the plant is going to be closed again is an indication that GM has some work to do, so while the manufacturing line workers will be at home, it might be worthwhile for GM’s executives to consider the following points:
Over 400 million Indians lack access to modern energy. After the blackout in early August that left another 700 million Indians without energy – nearly 10% of the world’s population – how can clean energy be promoted over reliance on dirty coal?
General Motors (GM) announced a commitment last year to double its solar use from its current 30 megawatts (MW) to 60 MW by 2015. GM’s newly installed 8.15 MW solar rooftop array on its Opel Rüsselsheim facility in Germany will help the car company meet its target.
Duane Reade asks the public to help it decide which of its stores in New York City will switch to electric trucks. Participants get in this campaign an opportunity to make an impact not only on the company, but also on their own neighborhood.
GM’s newest success is the installment of an 8.15 MW solar array on the rooftop of one of its Adam Opel AG plants in Rüsselsheim, Germany. The array is one of the largest installations in Europe with an area equivalent to 32 soccer fields and will produce up to 7.3 million kWH of energy annually.