• Report: U.S. Will Lose One-Third of its Electricity Generation Capacity Without More Infrastructure

    Denying Pipeline Expansions Will Raise Electric Rates, Cut Jobs and Jeopardize U.S. Energy Security

    A new report released today by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) found that rejecting pipeline infrastructure would remove almost one-third of U.S. electricity generation capacity by 2030, dangerously raising electric rates nationwide, especially for poverty-stricken households. The report, titled “Families, Communities and Finances: The Consequences of Denying Critical Pipeline Infrastructure,” found that by 2030, 31 percent […]

  • Consumer Advocate Launches National Campaign Aimed at Educating Consumers on How U.S. Energy Infrastructure Can Ensure Stable Energy Prices

    Consumer Group Warns of Increased Energy Costs without New Pipeline Development in Latest On-Going Multi-State Effort

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), a national consumer advocacy organization that represents consumers, manufacturers, agriculture, energy, renewables and other industries, today launched a national campaign, “Pipelines for America,” focused on educating consumers about the increasing importance of U.S. energy infrastructure – and how more is needed to keep consumer energy prices stable and […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • State of the Union: CEA Applauds American Energy Ingenuity; Requests Presidential Hopefuls Focus on Building New Era of Energy Development

    In response to the President’s final State of the Union address, Consumer Energy Alliance President, David Holt issued the following statement: “President Obama tonight highlighted how the American economy and employment have performed during his two-term tenure, and how the U.S. is now a world leader in emission reductions. Indeed, these are accomplishments for which we should […]

  • CEA Hosts Film Screening in Washington D.C.

    On Tuesday, October 20th, Consumer Energy Alliance hosted a Washington, DC screening of its original film ‘Pipeline Pioneers’ in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources’ Hearing Room. The short film, co-produced by CEA and the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, tells the stories of the men and women who helped build the industrial and engineering marvel […]

  • Alaska Energy Organizations Send Letter to President Obama

    Consumer Energy Alliance’s Alaska chapter this week signed on to a letter to President Obama ahead of his first ever visit to Alaska. Along with the Resource Development Council, the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, the Alaska Laborers Union and many other groups, the letter provides information for the President about how important natural resources are to the […]