Sopogy receives "Governor's Innovation Award"

Sopogy, Inc. receives Governor's Innovation Award for its dedication and commitment to leading Hawaii to a sustainable future.

September 22, 2008

Honolulu, HI - Sopogy, Inc. receives the Governor's Innovation Award presented by Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle at the Hawaii State Capitol. The Governor's Innovation Award recognizes organizations that seek to build and shape the future of Hawaii through innovation. Sopogy was chosen based on its dedication and commitment to leading Hawaii to a sustainable future, as well as for fostering innovation in others.

"Sopogy, Inc. has accomplished much to advance alternative energy, addressing the important needs of our state and its people" stated Governor Linda Lingle.

Sopogy is a leader in MicroCSP technologies used to create Process Heat, Solar Air Conditioning, and Electrical Power.

"The convergence of Renewable Energy and Innovation is an exciting area where the State of Hawaii has established a leadership position and Sopogy is proud to receive this honor" said Darren T. Kimura, President and CEO.

The Governor's Innovation Award recognizes and encourages innovation across all sectors in Hawaii. Nominees are judged on the basis of Creativity, Effectiveness, Transferability, Significance and Timing. Nominations are evaluated by a 15 member committee comprised of industry, education and government representatives statewide.

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