Virginia

“Today’s hyper-partisan political climate is preventing Virginia’s small businesses and families from reaping the benefits of advancements in energy production and delivery. We must commit to energy diversification and invest in infrastructure to ensure access to affordable energy for all Virginians, regardless of their economic status. CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy will prompt elected officials and ordinary citizens to seize the opportunities presented by Virginia’s energy resources and to understand how we can satisfy the state’s energy needs while also protecting our environment.”

– Brett Vassey, President of the Virginia Manufacturers Association

Virginians spend nearly $3,290 annually on energy. For a low-income Virginian living at the poverty line, that translates to over 27 percent of their individual income.

Virginia News

Natural Gas is Needed in Virginia

CEA's Brydon Ross discusses how natural gas and important pipeline infrastructure, like the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, help boost Virginia's economy and grow renewables. That’s why it’s disappointing to hear that the Mountain Valley natural gas...
healthcare

Can I Drop My Healthcare Insurance and Still Afford the Costs of Medical Bills?

The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), often referred to as Obamacare, changed modern day healthcare. As Karen Pollitz, health care policy expert and senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation, explains it, the ACA is...
Consumer Energy Alliance

Consumer Group Urges the Administration to Continue Efforts Toward the 5-Year Offshore Leasing Plan

Washington, DC - Today, Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the nation’s leading energy advocate for families and small businesses, urged the Trump administration to move forward with a comprehensive and responsible offshore leasing program for...

The Cost Benefits of Natural Gas

Claudia Duck Tucker, a resident of Amherst, VA., cites Consumer Energy Alliance report titled,"Affordable Natural Gas Saves Virginia’s Energy Consumers Billions" when describing the benefits and savings natural gas has brought to Virginians. Energy prices...

What the Green New Deal Can Mean for Local Business, Residents

CEA's Brydon Ross was recently interviewed by CBS about the $244 billion financial burden consumers will face as a result of the Green New Deal. "A PR slogan doesn't keep the lights on," said Ross....
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