• 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • CEA Reacts to Court Decision on Clean Power Plan

    Upon hearing news that the U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay on the EPA’s massive Clean Power Plan regulations, CEA executive vice president, Michael Whatley had the following reaction: “CEA is pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to stay the Clean Power Plan pending lower court action. Compliance with the plan presents states and utilities […]

  • Consumer Energy Alliance Announces New Board of Directors

    Manufacturing Executives Zemke and Vassey to Lead Consumer Energy Group

    HOUSTON – Two key manufacturing executives have taken leadership positions on Consumer Energy Alliance’s (CEA) board of directors, the organization’s president David Holt announced today. Wayne Zemke, a marketing executive with Caterpillar, Inc. and member of CEA’s Board of Directors since 2010, will serve as the new chair of its Board of Directors. Brett Vassey, […]