TGI Honeycomb Collector 370.
(photo credit: tigisolar.com)
Israeli company TIGI Ltd. was one of three winners in the solar-thermal category
at this week's Intersolar Europe Exhibition, a forum for promoting solar
technologies that has gathered annually since 1991.
An independent panel
of judges on Wednesday evening chose three winners in each of the three
categories solar-thermal, photovoltaics and photovoltaic production
technologies. The exhibition took place in Munich.
TIGI won thanks to its "Honycomb Collector," a new type of solar-thermal technology that uses a
transparent insulation mechanism that significantly increases the efficiency of
the collector with minimal heat loss, making it suitable for places like
northern Europe, according to the Israel Export Institute.
company's win of this prestigious prize has caused increased interest in the
Israeli pavilion, and thus is helping to expose technologies and to create
business opportunities for Israeli companies participating in the exhibition,"
said Galit Soudai, director of the Israel Export Institute's pavilion at the
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