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)

October 10, 2014 | Blog Post

This week the Energy Information Administration released its winter fuels outlook predicting that U.S. consumers will pay slightly less for energy costs this winter due to expected warmer temperatures.

October 7, 2014 | Press Release

U.S. consumers are enjoying some welcome relief at the gas pump this fall, providing more evidence of the transformative power of the U.S. shale revolution. Despite global unrest, gasoline prices have continued to decline in recent weeks thanks to a surge in U.S. crude production.

October 3, 2014 | Blog Post

Today is Manufacturing Day, a day to celebrate our nation of builders and manufacturers’ great contributions to America’s economy. To commemorate Manufacturing Day, over 1,500 events are being held across the country today to showcase American manufacturers and their successes.

October 3, 2014 | Press Release

An energy transformation is underway in America and technology is leading the charge. Advances in hydraulic fracturing and directional drilling have completely shattered prior expectations about our nation’s energy future by unlocking vast amounts of shale resources that were previously considered off limits.

September 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee continues to build upon its bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess. On Friday, President Obama signed into law H.R. 594, the Paul D.