As local governments discuss ways to eliminate consumer choice by banning natural gas, CEA’s latest report, “The Hidden Costs of a Virginia Natural Gas Ban” was recently cited in a piece examining energy policies in Virginia.
The Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) released a report, “The Hidden Costs of a Virginia Natural Gas Ban,” that indicates that a natural gas ban could cost every household in Virginia as much as $26,000 if the ban were forced onto families. The findings dovetail with previous research by CEA which found that the cost to replace just major gas appliances in homes nationwide would be more than $258 billion. The report also found that attempts to “electrify everything” would require a massive infrastructure buildout of over $100 billion in the state.
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