WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, April 15, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a virtual conversation with Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm and members of the trucking industry about how new funding for sustainable transportation solutions will help reduce emissions to achieve the Biden Administration’s goal of a net-zero economy by 2050.

The virtual event will feature conversations between Secretary Granholm, DOE leadership and members of the trucking industry, as well as visuals and testimony from drivers showcasing how new technologies are saving energy and benefitting American workers.


Jennifer M. Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy

Kelly Speakes-Backman, Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Michael Berube, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Sustainable Transportation

Mike Roeth, Executive Director, North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Principal, Rocky Mountain Institute

Truck drivers

WHAT: Clean Trucks and Moving Freight on the Road to Decarbonization

Thursday, April 15, 2021, 11:00-11:45 a.m. ET

WHERE: Zoom. Registration link here.