South Carolina

“This is a pivotal time for state lawmakers to initiate a 21st century energy policy that satisfies our needs, while ensuring affordable energy for our state’s hard-working individuals, farmers, families, manufacturers and businesses. We look forward to working with CEA to remind South Carolina policymakers of this important opportunity to understand how the state’s energy needs can be tackled with innovative solutions, while also protecting our environment.”

– Ellen Weaver, President and CEO of the Palmetto Promise Institute

South Carolinians spend nearly $3,765 annually on energy. For a low-come person living at the poverty line, that translates to 31 percent of their individual income.

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The Biden Administration’s Aimless Energy Policy Is Gambling With America’s Economy

With energy prices rising to unsustainable levels, CEA President David Holt looks at the ineffective political policies that are continuing to drive prices higher while offering practical solutions that will lower prices for all...

Energy Justice: Ensuring Our Energy Policy Creates Just Results

Did you know we have an energy justice czar? Shalanda Baker is the first-ever federal official advising and coordinating these policies as the new U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Deputy Director for Energy Justice....
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Gas Prices to Rise in 2022 Amid Soaring Demand, Omicron Spread

Michael Zehr, CEA's federal policy advisor recently sat down with Cheddar News to talk about soaring gas prices and the pain consumers will be feeling when paying their energy bills through 2022. Watch here -...

High Energy Prices to Increase Costs for America’s Commercial and Industrial Companies by $41...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s businesses and manufacturers can expect to pay at least $41.4 billion more for business-related energy costs in 2022, according to analysis by Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading energy and...

Build Back Better Act Missed Opportunity to Lower Energy Prices While Achieving Climate Goals

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading North American energy and environmental advocate for families and businesses, expressed concern over aspects of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act that will make energy...