The Lippstadt Innovation Prize was awarded during a gala ceremony in the presence of 220 guests at the Autohaus Sternpark. Every two years, this prize is presented in recognition of outstanding technology and innovation leaders in the region.
“We are happy to have received this motivating recognition of our work. And we are very proud that our products make an important contribution to the world’s energy supply”, Infineon Warstein General Manager Martin Hierholzer declared during his acceptance speech.
The new light triggered thyristor is the key component of modern high-voltage DC plants. This technology considerably reduces the complexity of control electronics and makes the component practically indestructible, which significantly increases the reliability of these plants.