David Mohler served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal and Carbon Management within the Office of Fossil Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy from March 2015 through January 2017. 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. He also led collaborative energy technology and policy development with international counterparties.
Prior to joining DOE, Mr. Mohler served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for Duke Energy with responsibility for technology development across the energy spectrum including renewable, nuclear, fossil, and grid-related technologies.
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.