LIVERMORE, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2012) - Bridgelux Inc., bringing innovation to light by providing high power, energy-efficient and cost effective LED solutions, has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Global 200 winners. Bridgelux was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts worldwide for being one of the most promising private greentech companies on the planet.
The Top 200 list recognizes companies that are pioneers in developing the technologies of tomorrow. 2012 winners are pushing outside the confines of existing markets and mapping the path toward global sustainability. Companies were selected based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz. The winning companies will be honored at the annual GoingGreen Venture Summit at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco on November 27th and 28th.
"We are honored to once again be included in the GoingGreen Global 200 list. This validates our passion and commitment to driving market adoption of energy efficient solid state lighting," said Bill Watkins, Bridgelux chief executive officer. "Recognition from influencers and experts in the greentech industry encourages our focus on technology development and product innovation."
"This year's GoingGoing Global 200 displays a maturity in the green technology industry that makes it very attractive to both investors and innovators," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's GoingGreen Global 200 winners are pushing the bounds of how technology can bring about change in the war on our planet's waning resources. The strength of these companies lies in their ability to nurture innovative ideas and seen them through to successful, sustainable, and profitable businesses."
A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen Global 200 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2012-GoingGreen-Global-200-Top-Private-Companies
Bridgelux is a leading developer and manufacturer of technologies and solutions transforming the $40 billion global lighting industry into a $100 billion market opportunity. Based in Livermore, California, Bridgelux is a pioneer in solid state lighting (SSL), expanding the market for light emitting diode (LED) technologies by driving down the cost of LED lighting systems. Bridgelux's patented light source technology replaces traditional technologies (such as incandescent, halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge lighting) with integrated, solid state lighting solutions that enable lamp and luminaire manufacturers to provide high performance and energy efficient white light for the rapidly growing interior and exterior lighting markets, including street lights, commercial lighting and consumer applications. Bridgelux is the only vertically integrated LED manufacturer and developer of solid state light sources that designs its solutions specifically for the lighting industry. For more information about the company, please visit www.bridgelux.com
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AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Summit at Stanford, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.