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)

July 23, 2015 | ICYMI

“My colleagues and I are working to quickly transform the scarcity mindset into a surplus approach”

July 22, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK), House Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Senate Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee Chairwoman Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA), and members of both the House a

July 22, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: In the proposed rule, EPA seeks to impose individual CO2 mandates for each state's electricity sector, to be implemented and subject to enforcement on accelerated timelines.

July 22, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power today unanimously approved a draft of its long-awaited energy package, an effort to modernize our laws to reflect America’s energy abundance and take full advantage of our potential to be an energy superpower in the 21st century.

July 20, 2015 | Press Release

Continuing its work on policies to realize the full potential of the nation’s newfound energy abundance, the Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a markup on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 10:00 a.m.