Families are spending more for energy

Here’s a research finding that won’t be surprising to most Americans: Families are spending more for energy and those increases are stretching their budgets.

But here’s an unexpected fact included in new research:  Electricity prices have actually declined when adjusted for inflation.

These dynamics make it doubly important that we remain vigilant to keep electricity affordable.

“But new EPA regulations are making electricity and other energy sources unnecessarily expensive during a time of economic turmoil,” says Steve Miller, president and CEO of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, which released the study.