PVStop Scoops Prestigious Industry Award

We are pleased to announce our partner PVStop has won the FPA Australia Fire Protection Industry Award for the Innovative Product and Technology category.


This is a new category for 2018 and recognises the outstanding contribution from an organisation for the development of leading-edge industry products and technology solutions for the purpose of progressing the fire protection industry in Australia. The award also acknowledges the commitment to providing solutions to existing threats and issues currently facing the fire protection industry and community.

Nominees in this new category were assessed by an independent judging panel looking at the product or technology’s:

  • Commitment to innovation
  • Commitment to solving an industry or market problem
  • Commitment to achieving excellence
  • Commitment to sustainability

Jim Foran, Director of PVStop said: “We are over the moon with our award win and it is an even greater privilege to be the inaugural winner of this new award category. It is very rewarding to see our hard work being recognised by our colleagues, peers and the wider life risk and asset protection industry in Australia. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us over the past four years and we look forward to working with you in the future.”

PVStop and Nobel Fire Systems have also been working with the London Fire Brigade who have been nominated for the UK Fire and Emergency Awards for the Innovation of the Year category. The winners will be announced on 7th December. Best of luck to the London Fire Brigade.

PVStop is a ground breaking safety product that is aimed specifically at the potentially deadly risk associated with solar panels and PV systems. It is the only globally recognised patented method of guaranteeing solar panels are made safe. At Nobel Fire Systems we have been working closely with Jim and the PVStop team to educate fire fighters, emergency personnel and the wider community on the importance of protecting their solar panels and keeping them safe with the help of PVStop.