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 20, 2015 | ICYMI

It’s no secret that America has become the world’s greatest energy superpower. We’re the number one producer of natural gas, and with innovation and advancements in technology the United States is leading the way in developing renewable resources with clean technologies.

February 20, 2015 | Blog Post

Officials decry plan as “physically impossible,” “beyond what is legally permissible,” and “choice for many may be between paying an electric bill or paying a mortgage”

February 18, 2015 | Press Release

The Energy and Power Subcommittee and the Environment and the Economy Subcommittee have scheduled a joint hearing for Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “The Fiscal Year 2016 EPA Budget.” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy will be the sole witness.

February 13, 2015 | Press Release