West Virginia

“We are at a crossroads where elected leaders throughout the state have a unique chance to support a balanced, responsible energy policy that satisfies the needs of all West Virginians. CEA’s Campaign for America’s Energy will actively engage policymakers so they realize the opportunity West Virginia’s energy resources provide and how our energy needs can be met while also protecting the environment.”

– Greg Kozera, Director of Marketing at Shale Crescent

The average price of gasoline in West Virginia is higher than the national average, leaving a big impact on the roughly 18% of West Virginians who live in poverty. With West Virginians paying in excess of $3,900 per year on energy expenses an individual in the state who is living at the poverty line is spending 33% of their income on energy.

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West Virginia News

White House Does Victory Lap on Gas Prices While Other Energy Prices Skyrocket

While some politicians are focusing on small decreases in the price of gasoline, despite remaining at historic highs, CEA's latest analysis on winter heating costs found that families can expect to pay over $14.1...
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Energy Bill Surge: Consumers Could Shell Out $14B More This Winter

With winter quickly approaching, Consumer Energy Alliance released it's annual winter heating outlook which found families will spend over $14.1 billion more this winter to keep warm. "By enacting a moratorium on oil and gas...
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Bad Energy Policies May Freeze Out Families With High Prices This Winter: New CEA...

EIA Winter Fuels Outlook Shows New Price Burden for Older Americans, After 1 Million Fell Into Poverty in Last Year WASHINGTON  - Consumer Energy Alliance(CEA), the leading energy and environmental advocate for families and businesses,...
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Run, Don’t Walk, to Tell Government We Need Affordable Energy

With Europe reeling from high energy costs and rationing the usage of natural gas, CEA's David Holt examines how misguided energy policies are producing the same results here at home. Our country’s energy policy is...
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America’s Broken Policies Put Our Energy and Environmental Futures at Risk

CEA President David Holt examines how the lack of a coherent energy policy is negatively impacting American families and businesses and what we must do to ensure affordable prices and abundant supplies while advancing...