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Fairchild joins Alliance to Save Energy

Posted: 17 Apr 2008     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:energy efficiency  clean environment  alternative energy 

Fairchild Semiconductor signed up with the Alliance to Save Energy, a worldwide coalition promoting energy efficiency in order to achieve Fairchild Semiconductor signed up with the Alliance to Save Energy, a worldwide coalition promoting energy efficiency, a healthier economy, and greater energy security.

"Energy efficiency initiatives and regulations are key drivers to address the need for conservation of energy and the development of alternative energy," said Mark Thompson, Fairchild's president and CEO. "By nature, our products optimise system power thereby helping our customers and end-product consumers reduce energy consumption and reduce their global environmental footprint. As a member of the Alliance, Fairchild will work together with other member companies and non-profit organisations to promote and invest in energy efficiency as a primary means of achieving environmental goals."

Electronic component manufacturers play an important role in making electronic devices used everyday more energy efficient. Fairchild designs and develops products that reduce power consumption, extend battery life, prolong product use time and increase power performance without increasing power usage in applications.

"Today more than 150 corporations, trade associations, public interest groups, research organisations and others work together in strategic partnership with the Alliance to assure that energy efficiency is used effectively in the U.S. and abroad to help meet the anticipated, phenomenal growth in demand for energy," said Alliance president Kateri Callahan. "Associates are afforded important access to comprehensive briefings featuring key decision-makers from Congress, the Administration and the private sector; timely reports on governmental action and policies impacting energy efficiency products, services and markets; and networking and professional development opportunities."

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