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)

September 23, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee is continuing its investigation into whether certain federal agency decisions concerning clean coal technology have complied with the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct05).

>>
September 23, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The Secretary of Energy is responsible for establishing and carrying out EPAct05's Clean Coal Power Initiative and for helping to implement certain EPAct05 authorized clean coal tax provisions.

>>
September 19, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: NRC commissioners and agency officials routinely state that our nation's nuclear plants are safe and characterize regulatory changes as "safety enhancements." In this context, deliberate and systematic cost benefit analysis is necessary to distinguish between changes that yield valid, identifiable safety benefits and changes that that merely result in unnecessary regulatory burden, div

>>
September 19, 2014 | Press Release

Today marks six years since the application to build the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline was first submitted.

>>
September 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. The bill, sponsored by Rep.

>>
September 18, 2014 | Letter

The following organizations have expressed support for H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act:

American Chemistry Council 

>>

Pages