Energy and Power

Chairman:  Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
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.



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)


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)

October 9, 2015 | ICYMI

The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), held a hearing this week examining the administration’s cap and trade rules.

October 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The United States House of Representatives today passed Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-TX) H.R.

October 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives will look to say #Yes2Energy and vote to lift the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports. H.R.

October 8, 2015 | ICYMI

On Friday, the House of Representatives is expected to consider Rep. Joe Barton’s (R-TX) H.R. 702, legislation that lifts the nearly 40-year-old ban on crude oil exports.

October 8, 2015 | ICYMI

Upton: “The long lines at gas pumps from the 1970s are a thing of the past. It is time to place outdated energy assumptions and laws in the past too.”