PowerPanel is dedicated to empowering businesses with sustainable energy solutions through our cutting-edge Gen2O photovoltaic thermal (PVT) products.
As a leading B2B company in the PVT industry, we specialize in designing, manufacturing, and distributing innovative systems that seamlessly integrate solar and thermal technologies.
We understand the unique energy demands and environmental goals of businesses across various sectors. That's why we offer Gen2O Integrated, specifically tailored for commercial and industrial applications, and Gen2O Portable, designed for disaster recovery, military, and off-grid operations.
Whether you want to reduce operational costs, enhance energy efficiency, or achieve carbon neutrality, our solutions are designed to meet your business needs.
In the forefront of leading the development of new technologies, focused on renewable energy. We strive to grow our business by learning and continuously improving our products as well as our integrity. We are curious, creative and do not conform. Our priority lies with the needs of our customers, with this we will develop and supply a completely reliable and durable solution. We are PowerPanel. Proud to take part in solving the world’s energy challenges and exceeding our client’s expectations through ingenuity, collaboration, and communication.
“Understanding the customer requirement is paramount to us and we continually drive for delivering a solution that caters to their needs”
- Garth Schultz, President/Inventor
Chief Executive Officer
Rob Kornahrens is CEO of PowerPanel. Rob stands as a beacon of visionary leadership in the renewable energy industry. Guided by an unyielding commitment to sustainable innovation, Mr. Kornahrens deftly navigates the ever-evolving landscapes of both business and technology, driving the company’s direction toward a future powered by clean, renewable energy.
Mr. Kornahrens is also the Founder and CEO of Advanced Roofing, Florida’s top-ranked commercial re-roofing contractor by Roofing Contractor Magazine and the South Florida Business Journal. Advanced Roofing has grown steadily for the last 35 years and has been in the top ten commercial roofing contractors in the United States and number one in Florida. Advanced Roofing has seven branches throughout Florida and employs approximately 500 team members.
In addition to Advanced Roofing, Rob is the Founder and Chairman of Advanced Green Technologies (AGT), a solar distributor for thin film solar panels. AGT holds the distinction of being Florida’s top commercial rooftop solar contractor. Recently, the company completed two solar carports at Lockheed Martin, each with a capacity of two megawatts.
Mr. Kornahrens graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Business Administration.
President / Founder
Garth Schultz is President of PowerPanel. In addition to steering the company’s strategic operations, Mr. Schultz is a catalyst for change, nurturing an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and growth. His expertise in the renewable energy industry empowers him to spearhead advanced research initiatives, pushing the boundaries of PVT technology to new heights.
Mr. Schultz founded PowerPanel in 2007. As president and founder, he is responsible for the product line that includes hybrid PVT (Photovoltaic + Thermal) patents and deploying the company’s manufacturing and engineering facility in Oxford, Michigan.
In addition to PowerPanel, Garth is also the president of RG Resource Technologies, a leading innovator in turnkey solar technology solutions that can scale easily and deploy quickly. Mr. Schultz is developing complementary products based on PowerPanel core technologies to address renewable energy, clean water, and controlled input food production markets.
Mr. Schultz received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan. After moving to southern Michigan, he was employed in the automotive specialty and service engineering field, working on complete vehicle design with a primary focus on high-performance and niche market applications. Production and prototype vehicle projects include the GMC Cyclone / Typhoon, Chevrolet SSR, and PVO Viper-powered Dodge Ram Truck. Garth co-founded a venture to produce alternative fueled natural gas-powered vehicles culminating in a contract award for converting 4,000 USPS carrier delivery vehicles to natural gas. In collaboration with Ford Motor Company, Mr. Schultz also invented a high-pressure gas regulator and fuel management system, resulting in patent awards and IP sales of the developed technologies.
Has worked with large international brands: Red Bull, Harley-Davidson, Northwestern Mutual
Experience ranges from operations and financial management to sales and marketing
Stepped away from the corporate world in 2015 to work with humanitarian organizations
Works with PowerPanel to reach out to NGOs and nonprofits for potential partnerships
Solar Manufacturing Specialist
30 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building early-stage technology start-ups and restructures
Co-founder and CEO/CIO of solar consumer engagement AI platform Renew the Nation
Had developed IP and software with more than a dozen products and innovations to his name
Successfully led several solar companies through mergers and joint ventures
Florida Market Specialist
Spent 35 years at FPL identifying and originating clean energy opportunities
Serves on the board of mobile energy storage company Power Edison
President of ACE Leadership Group and founder of non-profit group Student ACES, both dedicated to helping men and women achieve their highest potential
Current president at Greenberg Capital
Globally recognized market analyst and media contributor having been published in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, and more
Served on the Executive Board and in several other positions at NYMEX
Served as Director of Development for Executive Education at Florida Atlantic University