Study: Pipelines Needed To Keep Lights On

CEA’s David Holt was interviewed on the necessity of pipeline construction for generating electricity for families and manufacturers.

As natural gas continues replacing coal as a primary fuel for generating electricity, a new study claims federal regulators must approve billions of dollars’ worth of pipeline infrastructure to keep the lights on in one-third of the country. “Real energy security is not just the presence of abundant natural resources — it is also the ability to readily access and deliver those resources at an affordable price,” said Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt, whose organization sponsored the study predicting that one-third of the country’s electricity capacity would fade to black by 2030 without the new pipelines.

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