Testimonials – Partnerships in R&D – Whirlpool Corporation
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The words “Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, EERE Partnership Testimonials,” appear on the screen, followed by “Jeff Fettig, Chairman & CEO, Whirlpool Corporation” and footage of a man.
Jeff Fettig: All these topics, competitiveness, energy, innovation, infrastructure, these kinds of things are critical for us to manage in a way to ensure that as a country we remain both competitive but also driving economic growth.
There’s a lot of federal agencies that have responsibilities. The U.S. Department of Energy being one. First and foremost is to help set the energy policy and strategy for this country. Beyond that, they have a wide variety of responsibilities, ranging from investments in new types of energy sources as well as administrating energy efficiency programs. So it is really far in scope and they play a vital role.
The words “Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, EERE Partner Testimonials,” appear on the screen.