Undersecretary Mark Menezes provided remarks at Consumer Energy Alliance’s latest Energy and Manufacturing Forum in Pennsylvania, discussing the importance of traditional and renewable energy resources.

At Southpointe’s Hilton Garden Inn Tuesday, Mark W. Menezes, an undersecretary in the U.S. Energy Department, said the energy crisis was not about a lack of petroleum, but a lack of innovation.

“We never had an energy shortage,” Menezes explained. “What we had was a shortage of ingenuity. We had lost our confidence in our ability to innovate.”

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