Testimonials – Partnerships in Solid-State Lighting – Cree, Inc.

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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 “John Edmond, Director of Advanced Opto Electronics Technology, Cree, Inc.” and footage of a man in a showcase room.

John Edmond: We should care as a country about creating jobs, and solid-state lighting is a growing economy and it’s a good place to create jobs.

Footage of a man in lab opening a consule full of lights in a lab, followed by a variety of lab equipment conducting testing, followed by a women working near a manufacturing line full of lightbulbs. 

By having the R&D, engineering, and the manufacturing here, along with the markets that are buying our products, that shortens the time cycle to innovate and to develop new technologies and new products.

Footage of a man pressing buttons on a computer screen, followed by lightbulbs being pressed by a machine, followed by footage of a woman placing lightbulbs on a conveyer belt.

DOE funding allows us to invest in longer term technologies that helps the U.S. maintain its leadership in solid-state lighting.

The words “Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, EERE Partner Testimonials,” appear on the screen.