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Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.

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Tech Videos
5th February 2014
Introducing Cree SmartCast Technology

Learn more about Cree SmartCast Technology. Intuitive and easy to use, luminaires enabled with Cree SmartCast™ Technology remove the initial and ongoing complexity associated with lighting controls, allowing customers to realize the full savings potential of lighting controls with benefits they've never had before.

Optoelectronics
30th January 2014
LED module boasts color-quality greater than 90 CRI

Designed to replace 100W ceramic-metal-halide lamps in high-ceiling applications, the 600lm LMH2 LED module from Cree uses 30% less power and delivers instant-on, dimmable light. Cree claim that the LED is the industry’s brightest module to offer color-quality greater than 90CRI, at a consistent efficacy of 85lm/W, across a range of color temperatures (3000 K, 3500 K and 4000 K).

Tech Videos
22nd January 2014
The CXB series LED High Bay Luminaire from Cree

This video from Cree provides a brief overview of the new CXB Series LED High Bay Luminaire delivering 23,000 lumens in distributions designed for general floor lighting. With exceptional lifetimes rated up to 75,000 hours, zero-restrike time and a compact, lightweight construction, the CXB Series is a direct replacement for incumbent HID and MH high-bay light sources that provides energy savings, enhanced safety and significantly reduced relamp ...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Barrier-Breaking $10 Cree LED Bulb Now Even More Affordable with Utility Rebates

As part of its ongoing mission to drive 100-percent adoption of LED lighting, Cree has earned ENERGY STAR qualification for the game-changing soft-white Cree LED Bulbs. ENERGY STAR qualification signifies these Cree LED bulbs now qualify for incentive rebates through certain local utilities. Not only do the ENERGY STAR-qualified Cree LED bulbs look and light like traditional incandescent bulbs, use 84 percent less energy and last 25 times longer ...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Cree Sets New Standard for LED Bulbs

The bar has been raised with the latest Cree innovation – the Cree TW (TrueWhite) Series LED Bulb. The revolutionary bulb emits natural LED light – setting a new standard with a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 93. Cree is the first company to meet the California Energy Commission (CEC) LED bulb specification. The new TW Series bulb looks like a light bulb, lights like a light bulb and gives consumers another reason to switch to LED. Th...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
High-Performance Cree LED Lighting Shines Brightly at Raley’s Petroleum and Convenience Store

As part of its commitment to sustainable operations, Raley’s Family of Fine Stores selected energy-efficient LED lighting by Cree to illuminate its new petroleum station, car wash and convenience store in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. Featuring advanced LED technology paired with an integrated dimming system, Cree lighting delivers improved light quality combined with reduced energy consumption and maintenance costs for the store, with payback i...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Cree Introduces Industry’s First $99 LED Street Light as a Direct Replacement for Residential Street Lights

Cree announces an industry-changing technology breakthrough for the LED street lighting market. The XSPR LED Residential Street Light delivers better lighting while consuming over 65 percent less energy at an initial cost as low as $99 for common applications. The new Cree XSPR street light is the ideal replacement for municipalities and cities using outdated high-pressure sodium fixtures up to 100 watts and can deliver payback in less than one y...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Cree Redefines LED Parking Garage Lighting, Delivering Low Glare with Fast Payback

Cree, Inc introduces the VG Series Parking Garage Luminaire, demonstrating Cree’s innovative approach to challenging lighting applications. Cree® VG Series parking garage luminaires are designed to deliver optimal, low-glare illumination by intelligently eliminating direct view of the LEDs with a revolutionary optical system. The VG Series helps create a pleasing appearance while delivering high-performance lighting. Best of all, the in...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Cree LED Lighting Delivers Exceptional Light Quality While Saving Significantly on Energy and Maintenance for Tempe, Ariz. Bashas’ Grocery Store

Bashas’, a family-owned and operated grocery retailer in the western United States, recently installed energy-efficient LED lighting from Cree, Inc to better illuminate its Tempe, Ariz. location. The newly renovated store features luminaires powered by Cree TrueWhite Technology, delivering superior light quality that helps make products more attractive to customers, while enjoying the benefits of a quick payback and an anticipated energy sa...

Optoelectronics
7th October 2013
Cree LED Lighting Delivers Exceptional Light Quality While Saving Significantly on Energy and Maintenance for Tempe, Ariz. Bashas’ Grocery Store

Bashas’, a family-owned and operated grocery retailer in the western United States, recently installed energy-efficient LED lighting from Cree, Inc to better illuminate its Tempe, Ariz. location. The newly renovated store features luminaires powered by Cree TrueWhite Technology, delivering superior light quality that helps make products more attractive to customers, while enjoying the benefits of a quick payback and an anticipated energy sa...

Design
23rd July 2013
Cree SiC MOSFETs offer 21% reduction in power losses for Delta Elektronika

Cree has today revealed that its newly expanded portfolio of 1200 V SiC MOSFETs are being incorporated into the latest advanced power supplies from Delta Elektronika. Delta Elektronika demonstrated a 21 percent decrease in overall power supply losses and a reduction in component count by up to 45 percent when compared to power supply products using traditional silicon technology.

Optoelectronics
22nd July 2013
Cree Introduces LED Street Luminaire Optimized for Challenging Environmental Requirements

Cree introduces XSP IP66 LED Street Luminaires that are optimized for European and other global environmental requirements. The advanced LED street luminaire provides metropolitan and other municipal areas a durable luminaire that protects critical electrical components from dust, water jets and other potentially damaging environmental factors. The Cree XSP Street Luminaire is the first real alternative to high-pressure sodium street lights with ...

Optoelectronics
9th July 2013
Cree Introduces Industry’s First Integrated LED Module for Residential Downlights

Cree announces commercial availability of the 750-lumen LMR2 LED Module — delivering lighting manufacturers an integrated platform to help speed time to market and lower initial cost for LED lighting in residential markets. The breakthrough LMR2 LED module combines light source, driver, optics and primary thermal management in a single, compact system, simplifying retrofit and new installation.

Analysis
9th July 2013
Cree Propels University of North Carolina Energy-Saving Initiatives

As part of its ongoing efforts to reduce energy usage by at least $25 million over seven years, the University of North Carolina General Administration has selected high-performing LED lighting by Cree, Inc to help system institutions operate more efficiently and cost-effectively. An alliance of 13 UNC campuses and several affiliated organizations, spanning 27 million square feet, will leverage Cree LED luminaires, including the revolutionary CR...

Power
15th May 2013
Cree releases the CCS050M12CM2 SiC six-pack power module

Cree is introducing the industry’s first commercially available silicon-carbide six-pack power module in an industry-standard 45-mm package. When replacing a silicon module with equivalent ratings, Cree’s six-pack module can reduce power losses by 75 percent, which leads to an immediate 70 percent reduction in the size of the heat sink or a 50 percent increase in power density.

Power
15th May 2013
PCIM Europe: SiC Six-Pack Power Module Eases Design Constraints

Cree has introduced the industry's first commercially available silicon carbide (SiC) six-pack power module in an industry standard 45mm package. When replacing a silicon module with equivalent ratings, Cree's six-pack module can reduce power losses by 75 percent, which leads to an immediate 70 percent reduction in the size of the heat sink or a 50 percent increase in power density.

Renewables
17th April 2013
Cree SiC MOSFETs Enable Next-Generation Solar Inverters

Cree and Delta Energy Systems announce a breakthrough in the photovoltaic inverter industry with the release of Delta’s new generation of solar inverters, which utilize SiC power MOSFETs from Cree. The use of SiC MOSFETs in the next-generation PV inverters can enable significant new milestones in power density, efficiency and weight.

Tech Videos
11th April 2013
60 Seconds with Pogue - LED Light Bulbs

New York Times tech columnist, David Pogue, took an up close look at LED light bulbs, including the new Cree LED bulb in this 60 Seconds with Pogue.

Renewables
13th March 2013
Cree Announces Second-Generation 1200V SiC MOSFET

Cree has announced the introduction of its second generation SiC MOSFET enabling systems to have higher efficiency and smaller size at cost parity with silicon-based solutions. These new 1200V MOSFETs deliver industry-leading power density and switching efficiency at half the cost per amp of Cree’s previous generation MOSFETs.

Tech Videos
7th March 2013
LED Light Bulbs That Cost Less Than $10?

Fox Business News, Varney & Co. - Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda on Cree LED light bulbs that cost less than $10 and look like traditional bulbs.

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