DTE Energy to install $3 million solar project at General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly

General Motors Co. is looking to make the “birthplace of the Chevrolet Volt” one of the most energy-efficient facilities in the world. At a ceremonial groundbreaking today, GM and DTE Energy announced a six-acre, $3 million solar array will be installed at Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly, which is where the automaker’s Volt is produced. “We believe we’re making the…

Volt 6 Week Update

Life is good in a Volt.  I’m over 2,000 miles and loving the car.  It’s just a great ride.  The kids are still loving all the new entertainment like the nav system and listening to the iPod in the car. My portable charge cord conked out a week ago. It was during a Friday night…

Clean Energy Manufacturing Facts

Energy is a trillion dollar industry.[i] Global investment in clean energy systems rose to $243 billion in 2010, up from $186.5 billion in 2009.[ii] The International Energy Agency estimates $46 trillion in new capital investment in clean energy infrastructure could occur over the next 40 years.[iii] Michigan has $10 billion in new clean energy investment…