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)

May 14, 2014 | Hearing

An important component of the Architecture of Abundance, this legislation will help facilitate a new manufacturing renaissance and allow Americans to realize the benefits of our growing energy development.

Hearing Notice 

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May 14, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Power Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), will hold a hearing next week to review draft text of the Promoting New Manufacturing Act, legislation to advance the timely issuance of air permits needed to build modern new factories and other energy intensive projects.

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May 14, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Authored by Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)

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May 12, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Efficient and effective management of the SPR is an important component of our nation’s energy security. As the summer driving season approaches and tensions in some of the world’s most resource-rich areas and elsewhere show no sign of abating, the obligation of Congress, and especially this committee, to remain vigilant in its oversight of DOE’s stewardship of this important pro

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May 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz regarding the management of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in light of recent changes and developments.

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