Exhibit 16.1

 

June 2, 2022

 

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

We have been furnished with a copy of the response to Item 4.01 of Form 8-K for the event that occurred on June 2, 2022, to be filed by our former client, Heliogen, Inc. We agree with the statements made in response to that Item insofar as they relate to our Firm.

 

Very truly yours,

 

/s/ BDO USA, LLP