Pamela Joe Receives Forty Under 40 Award

June 21, 2010

Sopogy’s VP of Corporate Development and General Counsel is Honored as One of Hawaii’s Top Business Leaders

Honolulu, HI—June 18, 2010— Sopogy, Inc., a manufacturer of small-scale concentrating solar power (MicroCSP) systems, is proud to announce Pamela Joe, VP of Corporate Development and General Counsel, has been named a recipient of the Pacific Business News (PBN) Forty Under 40 awards for 2010.

The award recognizes Hawaii’s highly accomplished young leaders under the age of 40 based on professional success, community involvement and strong industry leadership. Pamela received the award at the Forty Under 40 awards ceremony on Thursday, June 17 at the Hawaii Convention Center.

Since joining Sopogy in 2008, Pamela has played an instrumental role in the growth of the company as it transitioned from a Hawaii research firm into a commercial company achieving global sales. She is responsible for overseeing policy, business and legal matters of the company and represents the concentrating solar power (CSP) industry in City and State policy matters where she has been key in developing Hawaii’s Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) Program for CSP.

“Pamela’s deep legal knowledge, hard work, and fresh perspectives have contributed tremendously to the company’s growth and success” said Darren Kimura, Sopogy’s President and CEO. “She is fully deserving of this honor.”

Outside of the office, Pamela is dedicated to community service and generously donates her time and talents to local organizations including Punahou School’s Enterpreneurs in Residence Program and Aloha United Way. She has also volunteered pro bono legal services to nonprofits.

Pamela holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University and a J.D. with distinction in corporate and business law from UCLA.

About Sopogy
Sopogy specializes in MicroCSP™ solar technologies that bring the economics of large solar energy systems to the industrial, commercial and utility sectors in a smaller, robust and more cost effective package. Sopogy’s goal is to create solar solutions that improve the quality of life and simplify the solar power business. Please visit for more information.

Media Contact:
Dy Phung
Sopogy, Inc.

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