SOURCE: Verengo Inc.

Verengo Inc.

February 29, 2016 14:04 ET

Verengo Solar Names Innovative Energy Executive Dan Squiller as CEO

Seasoned Cleantech Executive to Continue Profitable Growth Path

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwired - February 29, 2016) - Verengo Solar, one of the nation's leading solar companies, today announced that veteran technology executive Dan Squiller has been named Chief Executive Officer.

Dan is the former CEO of PowerGenix, a company best known for its battery storage innovations and technology. Under his leadership, PowerGenix commercialized the first new battery chemistry since Lithium Ion, secured major wins with large power tool and automotive OEMs, and positioned the company to enter the behind the meter distributed energy storage market.

"I would characterize Dan's hiring as demonstrating Verengo's continued focus on innovation and excellence in execution," said Zeb Rice, Managing Partner of the Angeleno Group and a member of the Verengo Board of Directors. "Verengo's management team has transformed the company into a data-driven, disciplined, and profitable operation and created best-in-class operations and marketing organizations. Verengo's focus on innovation and execution means that Verengo consistently installs systems in a fraction of the time of the rest of the industry. Dan's focus will be to continue to execute on and improve that extraordinary performance and further build upon Verengo's technology expertise. You couldn't find a more seasoned and capable leader in our sector than Dan Squiller." 

With more than 25 years of experience in cleantech industries and business leadership roles at companies like GT Advanced Technology, PowerGenix and Invensys, Squiller brings highly relevant experience, including in the solar, power conversion, energy storage and LED sectors.

"This role brings together everything I have done in my career with my passion for next generation energy solutions," Squiller said. "Verengo has the platform, people and opportunity to make rooftop solar and these rapidly commercializing energy technologies a part of everyday life for millions of Californians. By taking advantage of the technologies I have spent a career with, we can finally give homeowners power over the cost and control of their clean energy future."

About Verengo

Verengo began installing Solar Panel Systems in 2008. Today, it is the largest Southern California-based solar provider, with over 18,000 PV solar systems sold, designed, and installed. Verengo offers smarter, cleaner energy alternatives to power your home or business, and consistently maintains an A+ Rating with the Better Business Bureau.

For more information on Verengo, please visit us online at www.verengosolar.com.

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