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Carbon Negative Shot Pilots

Federal Agency


Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM)


To expand the current DOE’s portfolio of CDR technologies (e.g., biomass carbon removal and storage, enhanced mineralization, ocean based CDR, DAC, etc.) to advance technologies that will ultimately achieve the Carbon Negative Shot target of under $100/net ton CO2e removed (i.e., both capture and storage), by 2032.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants include individuals, for-profit, and nonprofit entities, education institutions, and state, local, and tribal governments.

Decarbonization Considerations


Equity Considerations

Projects are expected to: (1) advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA); (2) contribute to energy equality; and (3) invest in America’s workforce.

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Other Notes

Applications are solicited in the following subtopics: 1. Small Biomass Carbon Removal and Storage Pilots 2. Small Mineralization Pilots 3. Multi-Pathways CDR Testbed Facilities 4. TBA

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

April 16, 2024

Funding Available


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Matching Funds

20% cost share required

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