Applied Materials has been named Green Energy Innovator of the Year for its pioneering work on the Applied ‘SunFab’ Thin Film Line, at a gala presenting the 9th Annual Platts Global Energy Awards.
“Applied Materials is focused on lowering the cost of solar photovoltaic generated energy through the application of nanomanufacturing technologies,” said Mark Pinto, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and General Manager Energy and Environmental Solutions. “The nominees in the category of Green Energy Innovator were international in breadth and included leading global green energy innovators. Amongst such competition, I am pleased to receive this acknowledgement and proud of the great work our teams around the world are doing to help make solar energy an affordable solution to the world’s power needs.”
“Our judges’ panel was impressed by Applied Materials’ demonstration of an innovative solution to an important global challenge and with this award we are pleased to recognize their commitment to environmental responsibility and the advancement of solar power around the world,” said Platts President Victoria Chu Pao.
Finalists and winners are determined by an independent international panel of judges. Platts, a leading global energy information service, is a division of the McGraw Hill companies.