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)

December 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Sen. David Vitter (R-LA), the top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), regarding the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) cost estimating procedures.

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December 11, 2014 | ICYMI

 

Rep. Cramer - “The consequences could be catastrophic if the transition results in blackouts and brownouts during extreme weather conditions or other emergencies when electricity is needed most.”

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December 11, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep.

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December 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –House and Senate leaders today welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) decision to convene a series of technical conferences on the potential threat of new federal environmental regulations to the reliability of the nation’s electric power system.

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December 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today expanded its record of success with the House of Representatives’ approval of H.R. 5705, the Propane Education and Research Enhancement Act of 2014. Committee member Bob Latta (R-OH) and Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN) authored the bipartisan legislation, which directs the U.S.

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