One of the nation’s leading solar companies, with headquarters in Torrance, names its new CEO today.

Dan Squiller, a veteran technology executive at Verengo Solar, will take on the new role, the company announced. He was formerly the CEO of PowerGenix, where he commercialized the first new battery chemistry since lithium-ion. Squiller has more than 25 years of experience in clean-tech industries and business leadership roles.

Verengo officials say Squiller will continue to execute and improve on the extraordinary performance and further build upon Verengo’s technology expertise.

Verengo began installing Solar Panel Systems in 2008. It is now the largest Southern California-based solar provider.