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Holly Krutka, CURC Co-Chair

Vice President Coal Generation and Emissions Technologies, Peabody

Dr. Holly Krutka is Vice President Coal Generation and Emissions Technologies at Peabody. In this role, she works to help protect and enhance the existing U.S. coal fleet as well as promote the use of high efficiency, low emissions (HELE) technologies. This includes working on public policy proposals, technical working groups and other initiatives that advance the development and commercialization of carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) technologies.

Prior to her role with Peabody, Holly spent the last decade on research and development, analysis, communications, advocacy, and policy related to CCUS and other clean coal technologies. She is a member of the National Coal Council, is the lead inventor on several patents for a novel CO2 capture technology, and is a judge for the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition. Dr. Krutka holds a PhD and a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.