Sopogy, Inc., wins the National Society of Professional Engineers' (NSPE) New Product of the Year Award for its MicroCSP Solar Collector "SopoNova 4.0" at the NSPE's Annual Conference this year held in Portland, Oregon.
Sopogy, Inc. wins "New Product of the Year" from the National Society of Professional Engineers
July 26, 2008
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Portland, OR - Sopogy, Inc., wins the National Society of Professional Engineers' (NSPE) New Product of the Year Award for its MicroCSP Solar Collector "SopoNova 4.0" at the NSPE's Annual Conference this year held in Portland, Oregon.
The NSPE New Product of the Year Awards look for new and improved products that stimulate the life and growth of our country. These benefits result from research and development to which engineers make their unique contribution. This competition recognizes the results of those efforts and the foresight of the companies whose aggressive policies bring new products to the marketplace.
"SopoNova 4.0 combines the reliable performance of conventional Concentrating Parabolic Trough technologies with several novel concepts that include the World's first integrated 270 degree MicroCSP tracker, integrated stands and custom controls" said Darren T. Kimura, CEO of Sopogy. He continued "after 40+ unique prototypes and thousands of engineering hours invested in the SopoNova product line, this award from one of the Nation's most respected engineering societies is tribute to Sopogy's spirit of innovation".
Sopogy is the first renewable energy and solar technology to ever be awarded this honor. Previous winners of NSPE's New Product of the Year include Boeing's 777, Mercedes Benz M-Class All Activity Vehicle and Chrysler's PT Cruiser.
About the National Society of Professional Engineers
Founded in 1934 NSPE is one of the nations oldest and most respected engineering associations with over 54,000 members and the public through more than 500 chapters and 53 state and territorial societies.
Sopogy specializes in MicroCSP solar technologies that bring the economics of large solar energy systems to the industrial, commercial and utility sectors in a smaller, robust and more cost effective package. Sopogy's goals include to create solar solutions that improve the quality of life for all human kind and to bring order and simplicity to the chaos which is the current solar power business. Please visit www.sopogy.com for more information.