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GM Flint Assembly receives $2.8M incentive check for reducing energy use at plant

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General Motor’s Flint Assembly Plant received a $2.8 million check from Consumers Energy on Friday after reducing their energy use. (WEYI){ }

FLINT, Mich. -- General Motor’s Flint Assembly Plant received a $2.8 million check from Consumers Energy on Friday after reducing their energy use.

According to a news release, the automaker has completed 21 energy-saving projects over the last year.

The projects included a new energy-efficient body shop and building-wide lighting upgrades.

In the last decade, General Motors has received $13.3 million in payments from Consumers Energy for upgrades at its Michigan plants that reduce energy use.

According to a news release, the Flint upgrades alone will save enough electricity to power 1,600 homes and to heat 550 homes.