Itai Suez, Chief Technology Officer for Silfab Solar, Inc., has been awarded the 1906 Award by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for his leadership and ongoing technical expertise in establishing and updating international standards for systems of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy into electrical energy and for all the elements in the entire photovoltaic energy system.
Itai is one of five people globally receiving the well-regarded 1906 Award from the IEC-Technical Committee 82.
Since 2010, Itai has been an active member of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in Technical Committee 82 (Photovoltaics) revising and developing new and existing documents and standards.
These efforts range from development of CPV/LCPV standards and technical specifications in working group 7 (WG7) to re-drafting system performance standards for bifacial PV systems in working group 3 (WG3). Itai holds a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, where he specialized in semi-conductor research, paving the way for his future career and passion in silicon-based solar cells and modules
Every year the IEC honors exceptional contributions of individuals. The 1906 Award recognizes exceptional current achievements of experts. The 1906 Award was created in 2004 by the IEC Executive Committee (ExCo) to commemorate the IEC’s year of foundation and to honor IEC experts around the world whose work is fundamental to the IEC. The Award also recognizes exceptional and recent achievement – a project or other specific contribution – related to the activities of the IEC and which contributes in a significant way to advancing the work of the Commission.
About Silfab Solar, Inc.
Silfab Solar is the North American manufacturing leader in the design and development of ultra-high-efficiency, premium-quality solar panels. Silfab leverages more than 40 years of solar experience and operates out of facilities in Bellingham and Burlington, Washington and Toronto, Canada. All of our locations feature fully automated, ISO certified production lines and utilize just-in-time manufacturing to deliver millions of North American-made top-performing solar panels designed specifically for the North American market.
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