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.



Chairman: Ed Whitfield (KY)
Vice Chairman: Steve Scalise (LA)
Ralph Hall (TX)
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Lee Terry (NE)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Bob Latta (OH)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)


Ranking Member: Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
John Barrow (GA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

March 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 938, the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 by a vote of 410 to 1. Title II of the bipartisan bill was authored by House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A.

March 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2126, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act, by a vote of 375 to 36. This bipartisan legislation uses a market-driven and voluntary approach to encourage energy and costs savings.

March 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its work to protect affordable energy and promote an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy, the House of Representatives will vote this week on a series of commonsense energy bills, including several measures authored by Energy and Commerce Committee members to advance energy efficiency as well as ensure coal remains a viable source of American en

March 4, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Bipartisan Solutions to Encourage Energy and Cost Savings

March 3, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement on the potential for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to weaken Russian influence. The committee has been actively engaged on the benefits of LNG exports.

February 28, 2014 | Fact Sheet

H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act
Authored By Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)