Greenville officials working on green deal with GE

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - The city of Greenville is hoping to become a model of energy efficiency.

The Greenville News reported Sunday that the city is talking with corporate giant General Electric Co. about electric car fleets, hybrid water heaters, LED lights and downtown upgrades as part of an energy sustainability project.

GE officials would not comment to the newspaper about the plan.

Mayor Knox White says GE is doing some research in Greenville as part of an effort to expand the use of its energy-saving products,

City manager John Castile said Greenville's role would be to promote the project, making property owners and residents aware of energy-saving and cost-cutting options.

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