The Secretary of the Department of Energy, Dan Brouillette, outlines on the RealClearEnergy the reasons why America needs a diverse energy portfolio. A diverse energy sector builds a strong economy, reduces emissions, and makes us a global energy leader.
“The energy sector accounts for eight percent of our national economy. But as I often remind people, energy is the first eight percent. Energy forms the foundation for every other sector of the economy. We cannot support the robust, growing economy that marked the past several years – and that will pull us out of the hardship associated with the pandemic – without a dynamic energy sector.”
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