• U.S. Consumers Voice Opposition to New Proposed Energy Rule

    38,000 consumers push back against job killing proposal

    Houston, Texas – Today, more than 38,000 U.S. consumers spoke out in support of robust energy production. Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and its members have submitted letters to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) a day before the April 22nd deadline for comments on the proposed Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation rule, […]

  • CEA Statement on Governor Walker’s Repeal of Wisconsin’s Nuclear Moratorium

    Today, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) President David Holt issued the following statement in response to Governor Scott Walker signing AB 384 into law, a bill that ends Wisconsin’s 33-year moratorium on new nuclear energy projects: “CEA applauds Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for signing AB 384 into law.  This bipartisan bill removes the illogical ban on […]

  • CEA Applauds DOE Decision to Support Clean Line’s Plains and Eastern Project

    Predictable path to build energy infrastructure essential to consumers' meet energy needs

    Today Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) applauds the Department of Energy’s (DOE) decision to partner with Clean Line Energy Partners on the Plains and Eastern Project. The decision will streamline and accelerate the process to allow construction to commence as early as 2017. This $2.5 billion dollar infrastructure project, which will span more than 700 miles, […]

  • Consumer Advocate Issues Statement on Reports About Proposed Federal Offshore Leasing Program

    Houston, TX – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) President David Holt issued the following response to media reports about the Interior Department’s pending release of the 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Proposed Oil & Gas Leasing Program (Proposed Program) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement: “We are deeply disappointed by reports that the Interior Department is set to exclude […]

  • Do the Math: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Offshore Energy

    Consumer Group Debunks Myth of Widespread Opposition to Offshore Energy; Releases Analysis Highlighting Support in Coastal States

    With the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) expected to soon make a final decision on which areas will be included in its proposed 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas-leasing plan, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) today released a comprehensive analysis that debunks assertions by anti-energy groups suggesting widespread opposition to U.S. offshore energy development. This […]

  • Longtime Executive Joins Consumer Energy Alliance’s Board of Directors

    The Plaza Group President Randy Velarde to Join Nine-Member Board

    Randy Velarde, president and CEO at The Plaza Group, has joined Consumer Energy Alliance’s (CEA) Board of Directors, the organization’s president announced today. A 30-year veteran of the petrochemical and downstream energy industry, Velarde spent 15 years in commercial management and market development at Shell Chemical and Texaco Chemical prior to forming, in 1994, The […]

  • Consumer Energy Alliance Welcomes New Member: Shepherd Safety Systems

    HOUSTON – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome Shepherd Safety Systems as its newest affiliate member. Shepherd Safety Systems is a safety products and service company devoted to protecting workers in all segments of the energy industry. Their patented Shepherd System combines on-site gas detection equipment with remote monitoring and notification capabilities to […]

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    New England Infrastructure Needs an Update

    Limited pipeline capacity, federal and state regulations, and a change in the mix of electricity and heating generation are just a few of the things that the region is facing when it comes to energy. Temperate spring weather will provide some respite from sky-high bills. However, high electricity prices may be a new norm for […]

  • Wisconsin Set to Pass Nuclear Energy Reform Measure

    An important milestone in removing irrational barriers to nuclear energy development is about to take place. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is soon expected to sign AB 384, a bipartisan bill which will remove the over 30-year old moratoria on the construction of new nuclear facilities in the state.  This straightforward proposal simply allows clean, emissions-free […]