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 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to follow up on the committee’s request for documents and information relating to the agency’s consideration of carbon capture technologies in developing its greenhouse gas emissions standards for new power plants.

July 8, 2014 | Blog Post

The Keystone XL pipeline is the most studied pipeline project in U.S. history - It’s #TimeToBuild for jobs and affordable energy

July 7, 2014 | Press Release

Bank of America reports that the U.S. has now eclipsed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest oil producer. According to Bloomberg, “U.S.

July 2, 2014 | ICYMI

Praying for #KeystoneXL: NBC News Highlights One Small Montana Town’s Desperate Opportunity

June 27, 2014 | Blog Post

Case for Keystone Grows as the President Ducks; It’s Time to Build and Say #Yes2Energy 

June 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, by a bipartisan vote of 266 to 150. The legislation will help speed up the Department of Energy’s approval of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. Increasing U.S.