Avi Brenmiller, President & CEO

Avi BrenmillerMr. Brenmiller has founded Brenmiller Energy, an innovative thermo-solar company, in 2012. Prior to founding Brenmiller Energy, Mr. Brenmiller acted as the CEO of Siemens STE (Solar Thermal Energy) Business Unit.

Mr. Brenmiller earned his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University.  From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Brenmiller directed key projects in engineering and operational departments at Luz Industries.  From 1991-1994, Mr. Brenmiller managed the mechanical plant for Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. Mr. Brenmiller joined Solel Solar Systems in 1994 as Chief operational officer, becoming Chief Executive Officer in 1997. He led Solel through extensive development and implementations of solar thermal technologies for solar power plants as well as for industrial and residential applications, including the construction of the 50 MW solar thermal power Plant in Lebrija, Spain. After Solel’s acquisition by Siemens in 2009, Mr. Brenmiller was appointed CEO of Siemen’s Solar Thermal Energy business unit.