David Mohler served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management within the Office of Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.  In this capacity, he was responsible for the DOE’s R&D program in advanced fossil energy systems, large demonstration projects, carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS), and clean coal technology deployment.

Previously, Mr. Mohler served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for Duke Energy where he was responsible for the development and application of technologies in support of Duke Energy’s strategic objectives.  He also served as vice president of strategic planning for Duke Energy. Prior to the merger between Duke Energy and Cinergy, he served in the same role for Cinergy.

Mr. Mohler has operational experience in both nuclear and fossil power generation, as well as experience in corporate marketing, human resources and business development.  He earned a B.A. from Indiana University, a B.S. from the University of the State of New York at Albany, an M.A. from Xavier University of Cincinnati, and an M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed the Columbia University marketing management program and the Penn State University executive development program.