Sarah Hetznecker

Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Hetznecker joined Geenex Solar as CEO in 2021 bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in the renewable energy sector. As a strategic and visionary leader in renewable energy, Sarah’s executive career has spanned the renewable energy project development value chain, from developer, to EPC provider to lender to owner-operator. Sarah brings unique insights and experience into her role at Geenex. Her leadership has been honed through the oversight of operations, business development and transformation, financial analysis, and project/program development and management. Prior to joining Geenex, Sarah was President of PSEG Solar Source, a subsidiary of PSEG Power. In that role, she oversaw the development of offshore wind lease assets and she was responsible for the unregulated utility-scale solar business, which developed, owned and operated 500 MW of facilities.

An early entrant to renewable energy, Sarah co-founded a solar energy development company in 2000 and sold it to a global renewable energy company in 2007. Prior to joining PSEG, she served as a Senior Management Consultant with the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office participating in financing and construction monitoring for over 2 GWs of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) energy projects. Sarah also served as Development Director for Conergy US. Sarah holds an MBA from Temple University Fox School of Business and a BS in Geology from Temple University. She sits on the Board of the PA Energy Development Authority and was the Chair of the PA Climate Advisory Committee which developed the state’s Climate Change Action Plan.