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)

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.

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.

December 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing scheduled for Thursday, December 11, 2014, will now convene at 9:30 a.m. The hearing entitled, “The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975: Are We Positioning America for Success in an Era of Energy Abundance?” will be held in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

December 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of December 8. As Congress prepares for the New Year, members will look into the fiscal challenges and opportunities for savings within the federal health care budget, discuss genetically modified food ingredients, and examine America’s changing energy market.

December 4, 2014 | ICYMI

December 3, 2014

EPA Must Not Hamper Energy Boom

December 3, 2014 | ICYMI

Roll Call this week featured House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton’s (R-MI) energy policy vision called the Architecture of Abundance.