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)

November 20, 2014 | Blog Post

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote today on important legislation that will boost our country’s manufacturing base and create jobs. H.R.

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November 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Last week, President Obama announced he had cut a carbon deal with China that would require the U.S. to take drastic action to reduce emissions while asking little of China in return. While the U.S. would commit to new reductions by 2025, China’s President Xi Jinping did not commit to any emissions reductions and only pledged to try and cap emissions by 2030.

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November 19, 2014 | Blog Post

Does He or Doesn’t He? President Urges Action to Support American Manufacturing But Threatens Veto on Manufacturing Bill 

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November 17, 2014 | Blog Post

“This bill takes critical steps toward cutting red tape, reviving our country’s manufacturing base, and creating tens of thousands of jobs for hard-working Americans.” – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise

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November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office confirms the committee’s concerns that the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration do not have a clear, timely, and efficient review process for the export of nuclear technology, resulting in unnecessary delays th

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