ATLANTA--()--The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Smart Energy Society announced the winners of its Smart Energy Annual Awards, honoring Suniva, Inc. as “Company of the Year.” James Marlow, CEO of Radiant Solar, was named “Professional of the Year.”
“We’re proud of Suniva and James, and all of the nominees and finalists, for helping Georgia lead in smart energy technologies and growth.”
“Our TAG Smart Energy recipients demonstrate leadership qualities that advance the economic, efficiency and innovation benefits of the smart energy economy in our region,” said Bob Miller, chairman of the TAG Society and IBM’s Client Unit Vice President, Industrial Sector, Southeast. “We’re proud of Suniva and James, and all of the nominees and finalists, for helping Georgia lead in smart energy technologies and growth.”
“We are honored to be recognized for our leadership in PV innovation and our dedication to the increased use of solar energy in Georgia and worldwide,” said Bryan Ashley, Suniva’s CMO. “It is imperative that we continue to drive the adoption of ‘smart’ energy, and Suniva is proud of our commitment to developing and manufacturing quality PV products right here in Georgia. We extend our congratulations to James and to all of the nominees and finalists.”
Suniva, Inc., a Norcross-based manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules, was recognized for its market success worldwide, including new markets in Mexico and the Caribbean; and its innovation and utilization of the latest technologies and products for on- and off-grid systems. TAG also recognized Suniva’s leadership in providing high-power, high-quality packaged solutions for PV solar installations for utility and commercial clients. Atlanta-area installations using Suniva modules include the Clough Commons sustainable building and the new Carbon Neutral Energy Lab at Georgia Tech; the MARTA Laredo bus barn rooftop; and dozens of others.
Miller explained that award winners were selected based on innovation in technology or business that has accelerated the adoption of Smart Energy in Georgia or worldwide; “thought leadership” that has set the direction of Smart Energy in Georgia or worldwide; and the development of Smart Energy products or services that have increased Georgia’s exports, among other criteria.
Suniva® is an American manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar cells and high-power solar modules. The company uses patented, low-cost manufacturing techniques and industry-leading technology to produce its high-quality products. Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Suniva sells its products globally. For additional information, visit www.suniva.com.