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)

February 11, 2015 | Fact Sheet

The Keystone XL pipeline has become a symbol of the president’s failed energy policies. By continuing to delay this project, the president is putting thousands of American jobs at risk and jeopardizing our access to Canada’s valuable oil supply. If the U.S.

February 11, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing “The Fiscal Year 2016 Department of Energy Budget” will now begin at 1 PM today in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

February 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a framework for a comprehensive energy package to advance its Architecture of Abundance agenda this Congress.

February 9, 2015 | Fact Sheet

It has been over 6 years since backers of the Keystone XL pipeline first submitted an application to the U.S. State Department on September 19, 2008.

The State Department has conducted five reviews, encompassing over 22,000 pages, which show the Keystone XL pipeline is in the best interest for our economy and the environment.

February 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 9. The committee will review the fragmented federal efforts related to serious mental illness, discuss the upcoming implementation of ICD-10, review the DOE budget with Secretary Moniz, and vote on six bipartisan bills.