Gobbling up Energy?

Gobbling up Energy?

When you think of Thanksgiving rituals – driving to Grandma’s, roasting the Thanksgiving Turkey or watching football – you probably don’t stop to think how energy prices affect your holiday traditions. But energy is a component of all of these activities. The number-crunches at CEA have already figured out that your roadtrip will cost less this…

Why $3 Gas Makes for a Happy Holiday Season

Why $3 Gas Makes for a Happy Holiday Season

Planning on traveling for the holidays? Your road trip will be cheaper this year thanks to record levels of U.S. and Canadian oil production. Increased crude output combined with lower demand have driven the national gasoline average price under $3 per gallon for the first time since 2010, and may get even lower before the year’s end….

Affordable Energy is Essential to American Farms 

Affordable Energy is Essential to American Farms 

  Data from the Energy Information Administration shows that American farms are major energy consumers, with energy costs making up a large part of a farmer’s expenses. The EIA reports that in 2012, “[U.S. crop and livestock operations] used nearly 800 trillion British thermal units (Btu) of energy, or about as much primary energy as the entire…

Gas Prices Hit New Lows

Gas Prices Hit New Lows

Gas prices are the lowest they have been for four years according to AAA. Increased crude output combined with lower demand have driven the national gasoline average price under $3 per gallon for the first time since 2010 and gas prices may get even lower before the year’s end. According to AAA, U.S. energy consumers are spending

Federal Gov’t Must Move Forward with Arctic Exploration

Federal Gov’t Must Move Forward with Arctic Exploration

Last week, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a Draft Supplemental Environmental Statement (SEIS) for Chukchi Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sale 193, north of Alaska.

How Affordable Energy Helps Keep Healthcare Affordable

How Affordable Energy Helps Keep Healthcare Affordable

  Hospitals hum with energy from nurses, doctors and a cast of support staff who provide care and treatment to help the sick heal.

Alaska is Key to America’s Energy Success

Alaska is Key to America’s Energy Success

America is at the beginning of a profound and sustained Energy Revolution. New technologies and innovation are spurring expanded opportunities in oil & gas development, as well as increased use of wind and solar and improvements in energy efficiency.  As this revolution continues, every consumer in every sector of the US economy will benefit from

Fourth Annual CEA Energy Day Festival a Success

Fourth Annual CEA Energy Day Festival a Success

Twenty five thousand people turned out Saturday, along with more than 70 exhibitors, to applaud dozens of Houston area teachers and students who were recognized at the fourth annual Energy Day Festival.

The Energy Revolution is Supporting Texas-Sized Population Growth

The Energy Revolution is Supporting Texas-Sized Population Growth

America is in the midst of an energy boom. We all know this. We also know the positive impact it has had on our nation’s balance sheet. The U.S. is now set to surpass Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude production, and it has already passed the former as the world’s largest producer of natural gas. But

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CEA Urges Balanced Approach in State Electricity Decisions

The electricity mix in this country is changing: we’re using less coal, more natural gas and more renewable energy, and we’re learning how to use this electricity more efficiently.

How Affordable Energy Helps Keep Healthcare Affordable

  Hospitals hum with energy from nurses, doctors and a cast of support staff who provide care and treatment to help the sick heal.

A Vote for Energy Is a Vote for America

When Americans hit the polls in a few weeks, job growth and the overall economy will be the most important issue in deciding whom they vote for Congress, a recent CBS News/New York Times polls says. A CNN/ORC poll echoed similar sentiments, as did a Bloomberg national poll, NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, and Kaiser…

Reasons for projected natural gas-fired generation growth vary by region

EIA projects that natural gas-fired electric power sector generation in the contiguous United States will increase to 1,600 million megawatthours (MWh) by 2040, a 1.3% average annual increase. This growth is spread throughout the Lower 48 states, and the reasons for the growth vary in each region.