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)

April 2, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Energy and Power and Environment and the Economy today held a joint hearing to review the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request.

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March 28, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of March 31, 2014.

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March 27, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders wrote this week to several Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) seeking information related to electricity affordability and reliability.

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March 26, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the committee’s ongoing commitment to the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today hosted a briefing for bipartisan members of the committee and members of the California delegation on grid security issues, including the attack last spring on the Metcalf substation

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March 26, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz will appear next week at separate committee hearings to review their respective agency’s proposed budget request and priorities.

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