CEA Southeast

The southeast is faced with new changes to the regions electricity generation portfolio mandated by federal rules and regulations, roadblocks to increased electricity generation from clean sources of power like nuclear, and opportunities in offshore wind and oil and natural gas exploration.  CEA Southeast wants to ensure the affordability and reliability of electricity and transportation fuels for all energy consumers.

Eliminating Gulf of Mexico Oil and Gas Leasing Will Hurt U.S. Climate Achievements, Consumer...

WASHINGTON - Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) Federal Affairs Adviser Michael Zehr made the following statement in advance of Thursday’s House Natural Resources Subcommittee on...
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Offshore U.S. Oil and Gas Is Critical to Lowering Energy Prices

CEA President Holt examines the history of offshore leasing for energy exploration and production and how freezing federal lease sales leads to higher gas...
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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...

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...
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Can U.S. Phase Out Natural Gas? Lessons From the Southeast

Even with the Biden administration’s call for the power sector to decarbonize, many Southeastern utilities plan to add large amounts of natural gas to...
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Federal Leasing Review Short on Answers for High Energy Prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading U.S. energy and environmental advocate for families and businesses, issued the following statement in response to the Department...
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World’s Dirtiest Cities List Raises Issue: Why Don’t Politicians Call Out China?

A new tally of global cities’ emissions finds that the top 25 are responsible for 52% of the planet’s urban greenhouse gas emissions. Twenty-three of...
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Study Shows How Expensive a Natural Gas Ban in Virginia Could Be

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...
Memphis

Opinion: Misguided Ordinance Will Hurt Memphians, Create More Problems

Brydon Ross looks at the consequences of an ordinance being considered by the Memphis City Council that could harm economic development by making it...
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Governor Ivey and Alabama Legislature Applauded for Protecting Access to Affordable, Reliable Energy

Montgomery, AL – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA), the leading energy and environmental advocate for families and businesses, applauds Governor Kay Ivey for signing HB 446, bipartisan...