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)

November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office confirms the committee’s concerns that the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration do not have a clear, timely, and efficient review process for the export of nuclear technology, resulting in unnecessary delays th

November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 5682, a bill authored by Rep.

November 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) yesterday spoke on the House floor in support for his bill, H.R. 5682, to approve the application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. The House will vote today and the Senate is expected to follow with a vote on the legislation next week, sending the bill to the president’s desk to build the landmark jobs and energy project.

November 13, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: As the deadline approaches for EPA to propose this new rule, we write to request that the agency provide, in the information it supplies the public concerning this proposal, the significant and as yet unrealized costs of meeting the existing eight-hour 75 parts per billion (ppb) ozone standard, which was finalized in 2008.

November 13, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power today wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding the agency’s imminent plans to propose revisions to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone and the estimated costs.

November 13, 2014 | Blog Post

Tomorrow the House is scheduled to vote on H.R. 5682, a bill authored by Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) to approve the application for the Keystone XL pipeline. This will mark the ninth time the House has taken action to build the landmark jobs and energy project.