FERC Discusses Energy Markets during CEA Tele-Town Hall

May 5, 2020
Commissioner Bernard McNamee of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday, May 5 joined the Consumer Energy Alliance to provide an update on U.S. energy markets, especially as it relates to consumer impacts and ongoing development, during the nation’s response… Read More ►

International Workers’ Day 2020 and Celebrating PA Construction Workers

May 1, 2020
In an OpEd published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Ryan Boyer, Business Manager for the Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA), highlights the importance of the construction industry and the May 1 reopening of construction projects across the state. International… Read More ►

ICYMI: As Courts Ponder PennEast, Consumers Await Savings that Pipeline Promises

April 29, 2020
The Consumer Energy Alliance, a PEIA member, recently hosted a conference call to update stakeholders on the ongoing lawsuit over the PennEast Pipeline project, which would have a $1.6 billion cumulative economic impact, and would save Pennsylvania and New Jersey… Read More ►

Mariner East Construction Back in Action May 1

April 28, 2020
According to a Marcellus Drilling News article, Mariner East and the Shell cracker will be allowed to resume construction on May 1. Mariner East helps to reduce energy costs in PA and employs many union labor members. It has the… Read More ►

Energy Industry Steps up to Battle COVID-19, Part III

April 27, 2020
Following up on last week’s blogs (here and here) on the energy industry’s willingness to step up and help battle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is now more good news. According to a press release from ExxonMobil, the hand sanitizer… Read More ►

Earth Day is Used by Activists to Push Causes Beyond its Original Intent

April 27, 2020
Last week marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, a day originally meant to champion conservation causes across the nation. Today Earth Day is often used by fringe activists to push extreme measures that would ultimately do more harm to… Read More ►

Energy Industry Steps Up to Battle COVID – 19 Pt. II

April 24, 2020
As a follow up to yesterday’s blog about workers at the Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania Braskem plant that ‘lived in’ at the plant for 28 days to focus production on important chemical feedstock for medical supplies to fight COVID – 19,… Read More ►

Recent Editorial in the Inquirer Neglects the Importance of Energy Infrastructure in PA

April 24, 2020
In an editorial published by the Philadelphia Inquirer Will Bunch, like the many anti-pipeline activists, refuses to acknowledge the benefits that Pennsylvanians reap everyday due to energy infrastructure. He calls PA’s promised economic future a “scam” but doesn’t mention the… Read More ►