Four Steps

Reforms to lower energy cost

  • The summer of $4 gasoline

Construction Contributes

Construction Boosts Rural Okla. & Texas

  • $5 Billion Boost for Rural Economies

Keep Coal in Mix

Southeast Still Needs Coal in Electricity Generation Mix

  • Turning the Lights Out on Important Electricity Sources

Denton City Council Opposes Fracking Ban

Houston, TX – The Denton, Texas voters will have the final say on whether or not to ban hydraulic fracturing inside city-limits.  Early Wednesday morning the Denton City Council rejected a proposed ban in a 5-2 vote held. Over four hundred Texans joined Consumer Energy Alliance in asking the City Council to oppose the city-wide ban….

Construction of Keystone’s Gulf Coast pipeline added $5.7B to local economies

Michael Whatley, Executive Vice President of CEA, is quoted in an E&E News story about a CEA report shows how the Gulf Coast pipeline has brought billions of dollars to numerous rural Texas and Oklahoma counties. Construction of the southern segment of TransCanada Corp.’s politically fraught pipeline has brought billions of dollars to the rural Texas and…

CEA: Dramatic change needed for energy consumers

In an op-ed penned for The Republican, CEA President David Holt discusses the dramatic change needed for energy consumers in the region and why opposition to projects like Northern Pass Transmission, Portland-Montreal Pipe Line and Cape Wind will discourage future energy projects. There’s no easy way to say this: New England’s energy future is dim….

Four Things for the U.S. to do to Lower Gas Prices

$4 a gallon gasoline is being spotted at the pump this Fourth of July. Here are four things Consumer Energy Alliance recommends the U.S. do right now to make sure a gallon of gasoline is affordable by this time next year. Approve key infrastructure projects including the Keystone XL Pipeline Open the Gulf of Mexico…

With Calif. LCFS, Supreme Court Leaves Questions Unanswered

Houston, TX – Consumer Energy Alliance Exec. VP Michael Whatley raised concerns the Supreme Court decision to deny a request to review the judgment made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Corey, No. 12-15131, which challenged California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The Supreme Court…

Notable in the News

Study says Texas pipeline proves Keystone’s benefits

The Houston Chronicle reports on the findings from an in-depth CEA analysis that details how the Gulf Coast Pipeline has boosted economic activity by $2.1 billion in Oklahoma and $3.6 billion in Texas. An Oklahoma-Texas leg of the Keystone XL Pipeline produced economic benefits that support approval of a northern leg still subject to hot debate, according…

Tim Johnson’s opportunity to move Keystone XL pipeline forward

In an op-ed penned for The Hill, Michael Whatley, Executive Vice President at Consumer Energy Alliance, explains how South Dakota’s Sen. Tim Johnson (D) now has opportunity to move the Keystone XL pipeline one step closer to construction. In the twilight of his Senate service, South Dakota’s Sen. Tim Johnson (D) has an opportunity to continue his…

Construction of Keystone’s Gulf Coast pipeline added $5.7B to local economies

Michael Whatley, Executive Vice President of CEA, is quoted in an E&E News story about a CEA report shows how the Gulf Coast pipeline has brought billions of dollars to numerous rural Texas and Oklahoma counties. Construction of the southern segment of TransCanada Corp.’s politically fraught pipeline has brought billions of dollars to the rural Texas and…

CEA: Dramatic change needed for energy consumers

In an op-ed penned for The Republican, CEA President David Holt discusses the dramatic change needed for energy consumers in the region and why opposition to projects like Northern Pass Transmission, Portland-Montreal Pipe Line and Cape Wind will discourage future energy projects. There’s no easy way to say this: New England’s energy future is dim….