Clean Fuels & Products Shot TM: Alternative Sources for Carbon-based Products

A detailed agenda is now available for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Fuels & Products Shot™ Summit. The Summit will take place on April 8, 2024, from 11am – 2pm ET, and April 9, 2024, from 11am – 4pm ET

Industry and laboratory experts, congressional members, and government agencies will provide updates on the objectives, progress, priorities, and future plans for the seventh DOE Energy Earthshot™.

More than 20 speakers will be featured at the Summit including keynotes and high-level remarks from:

  • David M. Turk, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Jeff Marootian, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. Sarah Glaven, Principal Assistant Director, Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • The Honorable Julia Brownley, U.S. Representative (CA)
  • The Honorable Jim Pillen, Governor of Nebraska  
  • Dr. Geraldine Richmond, Under Secretary for Science and Innovation, U.S. Department of Energy    
  • Dr. Harriet Kung, Acting Director of the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ugbaad Kosar, Director of Environmental Justice, Carbon180
  • Dr. William Goldner, National Program Leader, U.S. Department of Agriculture 
  • Dr. Matthew Langholtz, National Resource Economist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 
  • Dr. Zia Abdullah, Laboratory Program Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory 
  • Dr. Joel Tickner, Founder and Executive Director, Change Chemistry  
  • Olivia Corriere, Portfolio Strategy, Portfolio & Risk Management, Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Sharon Nolen, Program Manager and Fellow, Eastman Chemical 
  • Jimmy Samartzis, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director, LanzaJet

Sessions will address the following topics related to Clean Fuels & Products Shot solutions to decarbonize the transportation and chemical industries, including:

  • Societal Considerations and Energy Equity Impacts
  • Resource/Feedstock Mobilization
  • Carbon-Efficient Conversion Processes
  • Technology Scaling and Demonstration 

The Clean Fuels & Products Shot aims to lower carbon emissions from the fuels and chemicals industry by using more environmentally friendly carbon sources, targeting a minimum reduction of 85% in greenhouse gas emissions compared to fossil-based sources by 2035. Additionally, the Energy Earthshot aims to meet 2050 projected demand for 100% of aviation fuel; 50% of maritime, rail, and off-road fuel; and 50% of carbon-based chemicals by using sustainable carbon resources.

View the full Summit agenda and register now to attend this two-day virtual Summit. For more information or questions, visit the Clean Fuels & Products Shot webpage or contact CleanFuelsandProductsEnergyShot@ee.doe.gov.

The Clean Fuels & Products Shot collaborative DOE intra-agency partners include: