• CEA Launches “Power On New England” Campaign

    Movement aims to educate families and small businesses about the necessity of natural gas to keeping the lights on and homes warm in New England

    BOSTON — Following recent reports that it’s getting harder for New England utilities to warm consumers and power energy-intensive industries during frigid days when demand spikes, a consumer group today launched a campaign to inform families and businesses about what it’ll take to avoid being left in the dark: more natural gas. The “Power On” […]

  • CEA Applauds PA Approving Mariner East 2 Pipeline Permits

    PITTSBURGH – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) Mid-Atlantic Executive Director Mike Butler today released the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection granted the final two permits needed to build the Mariner East 2 pipeline project: “We applaud the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) approval of the remaining permits needed to begin construction on […]

  • Consumer Energy Alliance Applauds Trump Administration Pipeline Decisions

    Trump Issues Executive Orders on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) today commended President Donald Trump for signing a pair of Executive Orders that will allow the construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to move forward, both of which will safely deliver the resources U.S. families and businesses need to drive down costs. In the case […]

  • 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 […]

  • CEA Issues Statement on Obama’s Offshore Energy Announcement

    Houston, TX — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) President David Holt today issued the following statement following President Obama’s decision to unilaterally remove large swaths of the U.S. Arctic and portions of the Atlantic from potential future energy development: “In the wake of last month’s Interior Department announcement unveiling one of the most anemic offshore energy […]

  • CEA Issues Statement on Dakota Access Pipeline Decision

    Houston, TX — David Holt, president of Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), issued the below statement on President Obama’s decision to deny a construction easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the Missouri River in North Dakota. The project, already 92 percent complete, has received all its required federal and statement permits, but final construction […]

  • CEA Issues Statement on Offshore Energy Announcement

    Houston, TX — Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) President David Holt today issued the following statement following the Interior Department’s release of the Proposed Final 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program: “Today’s announcement removing yet more areas from consideration for offshore energy leasing over the next five years is a significant step backward […]

  • Consumers, Businesses, and Manufacturers Voice Support for Offshore Energy

    Over 100 Entities Weigh in With Obama Administration

    November 3, 2016 — In a letter sent to U.S. President Barack Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell today, groups representing consumers, businesses, and manufacturers from across the country urged the Obama administration to preserve its proposed 2017-2022 offshore oil and natural gas lease sales for the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Beaufort and Chukchi […]

  • Connecticut DEEP’s Flawed Natural Gas Decision Could Drive Up State’s Already High Electricity Rates

    On behalf of our 400,000 nationwide members, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading national consumer advocate on energy issues, responded today to a recent decision by Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) to cancel the procurement of more natural gas for the region. This unfortunate decision was made despite recent statements by […]