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 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.

November 13, 2014 | Blog Post

The Transformative Power of the U.S. Shale Revolution Is Bringing Welcome Relief to U.S. Consumers at the Pump

November 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –The House will vote tomorrow on a bill, H.R. 5682, authored by Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) that would immediately authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

November 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to President Obama’s announcement that he had struck a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping to reduce carbon emissions.