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)

October 3, 2014 | Press Release

An energy transformation is underway in America and technology is leading the charge. Advances in hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling have completely shattered prior expectations about our nation’s energy future by unlocking vast amounts of shale resources that were previously considered off limits.

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September 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee continues to build upon its bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess. On Friday, President Obama signed into law H.R. 594, the Paul D.

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September 28, 2014 | Blog Post

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September 26, 2014 | ICYMI

 

September 2014

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September 25, 2014 | Blog Post

There is more bad news for New England households and businesses as electricity supplier National Grid warns its customers that they can expect to see significantly higher power bills this winter. The company is urging consumers to conserve energy to prepare for the cold temperatures and high rates up ahead.

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