Adam P. Plesniak

Vice President of Engineering at Arzon Solar LLC
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Adam is the Vice President of Engineering at Arzon Solar LLC, which is powered by Amonix CPV technology. At Arzon Solar he leads a talented team of engineers and technicians to design and manufacture the world's highest performance photovoltaic products. Adam was previously the Director of R&D at Amonix, Inc, where his team set demonstrated a 35.9% CSOC world record module efficiency, verified by NREL in August, 2013. Prior to that, Adam was the Advanced Technology Group lead at Amonix where his team led early ideation of the Amonix 8700 solar power generator for the utility scale market.

Previously, he was the Engineering and Design Lead at Boeing Phantomworks where his team developed the Boeing XR700 Photovoltaic Concentrator under contract from the DOE Solar Energy Technology Program. The XR700 was the first concentrator module to break 28% efficiency with greater than 800x concentration and +/- 2 degree acceptance angle. The technology was subsequently licensed to a private company outside of Boeing for continued development and commercialization.

He has a MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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