State of the Union- To Boost the Middle Class, Look to Energy

State of the Union- To Boost the Middle Class, Look to Energy

President Obama will deliver his seventh State of the Union address this evening. From what we know based on a preview of his speech, the president will address tax issues and other programs in support of the middle class. With economic growth picking up and unemployment starting to fall, the president plans to focus on targeted…

With Court’s Ruling, It’s Time to Move Forward and Build Keystone XL Now

With Court’s Ruling, It’s Time to Move Forward and Build Keystone XL Now

Last Friday, the Nebraska State Supreme Court issued an opinion in support of the Keystone XL project’s route through the Cornhusker State. The decision upheld the Nebraska legislature’s L.B. 1161 which established the route the pipeline will take through the state. Consumer Energy Alliance Exec. VP Michael Whatley praised the Nebraska Supreme Court for its…

Top Five Energy Stories of 2014

Top Five Energy Stories of 2014

This year the news has been full of good news and bad news for U.S. energy consumers. Major policy decisions (or lack thereof), changes in technology and emerging market forces have all played a role in influencing this year’s cheers and jeers in U.S. energy news. #1: The Energy Revolution Leads to Lower Gas Prices…

More Than 100,000 U.S. Consumers Tell Feds to Open Up Arctic Energy for Consumers’ Benefit

More Than 100,000 U.S. Consumers Tell Feds to Open Up Arctic Energy for Consumers’ Benefit

Contact: Shawn Martini, 303-895-5070 smartini@consumerenergyalliance.org December 22, 2014 Houston, Texas – Today, more than 100,000 U.S. consumers spoke out in support of Alaskan offshore energy. Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) and its partners have submitted these letters to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) just before today’s deadline for comments on a Supplemental Environmental Impact

WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

Writing in New Jersey’s Asbury Park Press, Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael Whatley argues that nuclear energy is critical to a diverse electricity mix that helps keep costs low for consumers and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. However, unexpected nuclear plant closures caused in part by uncertain, costly regulations threaten America’s ability to maintain an

Check Out Our Energy Efficient Holiday Gift Guide

Check Out Our Energy Efficient Holiday Gift Guide

Having a hard time finding the perfect gift this holiday season? Consider energy-saving gifts that are sure to bring holiday joy while saving your loved ones some hard-earned cash. Here’s a Gift Guide for presents that will save money, energy, and the environment this year:

Holiday Wish List: Spend More on Presents, Not Energy Costs

Holiday Wish List: Spend More on Presents, Not Energy Costs

We all know by now that our nation is in the midst of an energy renaissance. We all know it’s been a continuous boon for job creation, energy self-sufficiency, economic growth, and national security. And we all know it has helped the U.S. become the top producer of oil, natural gas, and liquid petroleum. But

10 Tips to Save Money on Winter Energy Bills this Holiday

CEA Urges EPA to Prioritize Consumer Interests in Electricity Rulemaking

CEA Urges EPA to Prioritize Consumer Interests in Electricity Rulemaking

Today, Consumer Energy Alliance submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the Proposed Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Power Plants. CEA believes these draft regulations could dramatically increase electricity prices for consumers and do not guarantee enough time to ensure adequate power supplies from low and no carbon sources. In

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State of the Union- To Boost the Middle Class, Look to Energy

President Obama will deliver his seventh State of the Union address this evening. From what we know based on a preview of his speech, the president will address tax issues and other programs in support of the middle class. With economic growth picking up and unemployment starting to fall, the president plans to focus on targeted…

Top Five Energy Stories of 2014

This year the news has been full of good news and bad news for U.S. energy consumers. Major policy decisions (or lack thereof), changes in technology and emerging market forces have all played a role in influencing this year’s cheers and jeers in U.S. energy news. #1: The Energy Revolution Leads to Lower Gas Prices…

WHATLEY: Nuclear a key player in clean energy mix

Writing in New Jersey’s Asbury Park Press, Consumer Energy Alliance Executive Vice President Michael Whatley argues that nuclear energy is critical to a diverse electricity mix that helps keep costs low for consumers and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. However, unexpected nuclear plant closures caused in part by uncertain, costly regulations threaten America’s ability to maintain an…

Holiday Wish List: Spend More on Presents, Not Energy Costs

We all know by now that our nation is in the midst of an energy renaissance. We all know it’s been a continuous boon for job creation, energy self-sufficiency, economic growth, and national security. And we all know it has helped the U.S. become the top producer of oil, natural gas, and liquid petroleum. But…