The Biden administration has announced the nomination of Brad Crabtree to serve as Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management within the U.S. Department of Energy. Crabtree currently serves as the Vice President, Carbon Management for the Great Plains Institute where he works to spearhead efforts around carbon capture and industrial innovation.
In response to the announcement, BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement from Executive Director, Jason Walsh:
“Brad Crabtree is a proven advocate for a technology-inclusive approach to achieving a net-zero economy by 2050. During his time at the Great Plains Institute, the BlueGreen Alliance has had the pleasure of collaborating with Brad to develop cutting-edge policy ideas, particularly around supporting American manufacturers as they pursue low- and zero-emission technology pathways.
“Brad will be a tireless champion for our future clean economy and our existing energy sector workforce. He is the right person for the job and we look forward to working with him in his new role.”