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

Chairman: Ed Whitfield (KY)
Vice Chairman: Steve Scalise (LA)
Ralph Hall (TX)
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Lee Terry (NE)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Bob Latta (OH)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
John Barrow (GA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

November 22, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) expressed concern today over the news that Fisker Automotive filed for bankruptcy protection and that the Department of Energy sold its loan to a foreign investor for $25 million.

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November 21, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to approve H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, by a bipartisan vote of 252 to 165. Authored by Rep.

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November 21, 2013 | Blog Post

H.R. 1900 “One Important Step to Help Set the Booming Natural Gas Sector on Sound Footing for the Future”

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November 20, 2013 | ICYMI

Lance: “We are building an ‘architecture of abundance’ that will lay the groundwork for robust job creation and relief for American energy consumers. We are putting in place the tools that will allow us to capture our full American energy potential.”

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November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, a bill to expedite construction of natural gas pipelines needed to deliver America’s growing energy supplies to consumers.

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November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today advanced H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act. Authored by full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.

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