Energy and Power

Chairman:  Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
Jurisdiction: 
National energy policy; fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; nuclear facilities; the Department of Energy; the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; synthetic and alternative fuels; energy conservation; energy information; utility issues; interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power; pipelines; the Clean Air Act and air emissions; all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters, including all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.

Members

Republicans

Ed Whitfield (KY), Chairman
Pete Olson (TX), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Bob Latta (OH)
Gregg Harper (MS)
David McKinley (WV)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Bill Flores (TX)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Bobby L. Rush (IL), Ranking Member
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

June 24, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act, by a bipartisan vote of 247-180. The Ratepayer Protection Act was introduced by Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Rep.

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June 24, 2015 | ICYMI

House Vote TODAY to Keep Electricity Affordable

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June 24, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on an important piece of legislation that would help keep electricity prices affordable for families and businesses today. H.R.

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June 22, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – With three bipartisan bills expected on the House floor this week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is poised to build upon its #RecordOfSuccess.

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June 19, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: This finding, made pursuant to Section 8 of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (NWPA), authorized the Department of Energy (DOE) to move forward with planning form a separate repository for the disposal of high-level radioactive wate resulting from atomic energy defense activities.

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June 16, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Building off last week’s hearing, the Energy and Power and Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade subcommittees today held a joint

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