Vice President Biden Discusses Green Jobs in NC

Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu plan to visit Cree Inc. headquarters and factory based in Durham, NC today to talk about the jobs they have created over the past nine months as well as their innovative energy-efficient lighting products.

"The White House says boosting manufacturing in renewable and energy-efficiency technologies like Cree’s light-emitting diodes will create jobs for products growing in demand as worldwide pressure builds to use fewer fuels blamed for global warming," writes Emery P. Dalesio. To read the entire article click here >>

Cree recently received $39 million from last year's federal stimulus package which the company will use to boost production of LED's. In order to meet their production goals, the company is looking for staff to fill dozens of positions from manufacturing to administrative.