GM Announces $24-Million Landfill Gas Investment

General Motors Renewable Energy Manager Rob Threlkeld announces a $24-million investment in electrical generation equipment by the company to turn landfill gas into electricity helping to power Fort Wayne (Ind.) and Orion (Mich.) assembly plants, Wednesday, December 4, 2013 in Orion Township, Michigan. The new equipment will generate more than 14 megawatts of electricity and help GM avoid producing more than 89,000 metric tons of CO2 per year. GM also will save a combined $10 million in energy costs each year at the facilities. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motors)