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General Motors committed to power its operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.
The Detroit-based carmaker, whose total electricity demand for operations was nine terawatt hours last year, said it saves $5 million annually from renewable energy use. Earlier this week, GM revealed that its 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has a range of 238 miles per charge, outpacing Tesla’s Model 3 by 10 percent.
For a deeper dive:
News: Independent, Detroit News, BusinessGreen, Green Car Congress, Road and Track, UPI, Michigan Radio
Commentary: Nexus Media, Jeremy Deaton column
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