The inaugural chief executive for Solar Victoria has been appointed, more than six months after the agency was announced.

Stan Krpan will lead the implementation of the Andrews government’s solar homes election promise first announced in August, installing solar panels and hot water systems to homes across the state.

Mr Krpan has led significant reforms in law, health, safety and environment regulation and sustainability within Sustainability Victoria, the Environment Protection Agency and WorkSafe Victoria, and served on various boards.