Brad Crabtree
Brad Crabtree, Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management

FECM Welcomes New Assistant Secretary, Brad Crabtree

The Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) is excited to welcome Assistant Secretary Brad Crabtree to the team. Mr. Crabtree is joining the U.S. Department of Energy with nearly three decades of experience in energy and climate policy. He will lead and direct FECM’s research and development programs that support the Biden Administration’s goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Hear firsthand from Mr. Crabtree about joining FECM and please join us in welcoming him to the office.

A message from Brad Crabtree, Assistant Secretary

“It is truly a critical time to join this team, and I could not be more excited to be here. The historic passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides FECM with approximately $6.5 billion in new carbon management funding to help accelerate the development and deployment of critical technologies and infrastructure needed to fulfill our climate obligations, create and retain high-wage jobs, and provide environmental and economic benefits to communities.

From the buildout of direct air capture hubs to advancing carbon capture, conversion, transport, and storage technologies and infrastructure to creating domestic critical mineral supply chains, FECM has a portfolio of cutting-edge initiatives and projects that will play a vital role in decarbonizing the economy and building a net-zero future.

As we continue to lead this charge, I look forward to partnering with my extremely talented colleagues in FECM and across the Department of Energy to achieve our nation’s energy and climate goals.”

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