Share Your Story

We want to hear from you about how affordable power helps you and your family.

State Energy Costs for Families

Learn About the Rising Cost of Energy in Your State

Behind the Plug Blog

Brought to you by

NERA Analysis

The Real Impacts of EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Watch the video. Explore the infographic.

Learn the truth about family energy costs.

Get the Facts About Coal-Based Electricity

Issues & Policy

Low-cost, reliable electricity from coal powers households and businesses across America. Regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency, however, will jeopardize our access to affordable power and will cause electricity prices to skyrocket.

What Does EPA's Plan Mean to Your Home State?

Coal is one of this nation's dominant sources of energy. Click on your state to see its electricity portfolio, how it's affected by energy policy, and the people raising their voices to protect affordable coal-based electricity.


Take Action

#CPP will result in double-digit #electricity price increases in 41 states. It is not the right move for America. //

@AmericasPower | 4h

Don’t be fooled by #Obama’s rhetoric. His power plan will cause U.S. #electricity prices to skyrocket. //

@AmericasPower | 4h

#NJ DEQ: “We don’t need #EPA’s re-engineering.” #NJ will not comply w/ #EPA’s one-size-fits-all power plan. //

@AmericasPower | 6h

RT @TomHarrisICSC: Coal’s Troubles Should Concern All Americans // via @epochtimes

@AmericasPower | 12h

RT @cnsnews: Critics Say Obama’s Clean Power Plan Would Increase ‘Energy Poverty’ in US //

@AmericasPower | 13h

.@GovMattMead and the state of #Wyoming are helping lead the way to the #coal industry’s innovative future. //

@AmericasPower | 1d

DYK: By 2019, the #coal industry is expected to have invested more than $126 B to reduce carbon emissions. //

@AmericasPower | 1d

.@GovMattMead & #WY state officials break ground on state of the art #coal-fired #power plant. //

@AmericasPower | 1d