General Motors Company

Detroit, Michigan

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


General Motors Company (GM) is a motor vehicle manufacturer. GM reduced its manufacturing energy intensity by 11% from 2010 to 2021 by leveraging ENERGY STAR® tools and resources. Key accomplishments in 2021 include:

  • Earning ENERGY STAR certification for two assembly plants and four buildings, despite supply chain disruptions that impacted operational efficiency.
  • Achieving the ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry for five manufacturing sites. GM plants have achieved the challenge goal of a 10% or more reduction in energy intensity 156 times since 2010.
  • Supporting the ENERGY STAR Find the Treasure campaign by sharing the results of 22 on-site and virtual energy treasure hunts.
  • Actively supporting the ENERGY STAR Motor Vehicle Industry Focus and ENERGY STAR industrial partners through mentoring, benchmarking, and information sharing.
  • Setting new greenhouse gas reduction goals for reduce Scope 1 & 2 emissions by 72%, cutting vehicle emissions by 51% in 2035 from a 2018 baseline, and reducing energy intensity by 35% in 2035 from a 2010 baseline.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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