Alabama

“Smart, sensible policies that encourage new growth and innovation in energy are critical to the state’s future and ushering in a new and long-lasting era of energy abundance.  Constructive dialogue and common-sense solutions on energy will benefit Alabama’s businesses and our greatest asset in economic development – our citizens.”

– William J. Canary, Business Council of Alabama

Alabamians spend nearly $4,140 annually on energy. For a low-income Alabamian living at the poverty line, that translates to over 34 percent of their individual income.

Alabama News

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Poll Finds Gulf State Voters Overwhelmingly Support Offshore Energy Exploration and Sensible Energy Solutions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An overwhelming majority of voters in Texas (62%), Louisiana (72%), Mississippi (73%) and Alabama (70%) support sensible offshore exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico, a new poll from Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) reveals. Further,...

Almost $14 Billion in Ready Investment to Fuel Post-COVID Economic Recovery at Risk, Report...

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Delays, obstruction or cancellation of pipeline infrastructure projects are threatening at least $13.6 billion in economic activity, over 66,000 jobs and more than $280 million a year in state and local...
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Trump Scrambles Talking Points With Offshore Drilling Ban

Consumer Energy Alliance's David Holt recently spoke out against the moratorium on offshore energy exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and how it will impact Gulf States that allow responsible energy development and coastal...

After COVID-19, Gulf of Mexico Energy Growth Is Key to Alabama Economy Rebound

CEA's Kaitlin Schmidtke examines how Gulf Coast energy is essential to Alabama's economic recovery. For instance, studies conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) indicate that wind energy may offer a great renewable energy source for...

It’s Possible to Protect Florida’s Environment While Also Ensuring Energy Security

Lately, it seems that everywhere we go today we are presented with false choices. The classic either-or dilemma. They usually look something like this: "You're either with us or against us!" "You either like animals or...