HOUSTON – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) as its newest affiliate member.

The National Propane Gas Association is the national trade association that represents the U.S. propane industry. Their membership includes small businesses and large corporations engaged in the retail marketing and distribution of propane gas and appliances; producers and wholesalers of propane equipment; manufacturers and distributors of propane gas appliances and equipment; fabricators of propane gas cylinders and tanks; and propane transporters. With a membership of more than 3,200 companies in all 50 states, 38 affiliated state or regional associations, and members in 19 foreign countries, NPGA represents every segment of the propane industry.

“Propane gas is an important part of America’s energy landscape – from heating homes to fueling fleets.  NPGA is pleased to work with CEA to implement smart energy policies that will help our nation return to economic growth while protecting the environment. CEA’s knowledge of national energy and transportation issues will greatly benefit our membership and help advance discussion and legislation around these important topics,” said Phil Squair, Senior Vice President of Public and Governmental Affairs for NPGA.

“Consumer Energy Alliance is pleased to welcome NPGA and looks forward to working with them on energy issues on a more national level,” said CEA President David Holt. “The primary goal of CEA is to unite energy consumers and producers in an effort to build a balanced energy policy. NPGA accomplishes this by bringing together its members and pursuing legislation that will benefit all consumers and producers across the country. CEA also looks forward to working closely with NPGA to provide their members with credible energy information and to learn first-hand the concerns that their members have about energy policies.”