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)

April 30, 2014 | Hearing

The hearing will review the NRC’s budget request and the range of issues confronting the agency. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Allison Macfarlane will testify alongside NRC Commissioners Kristine Svinicki, George Apostolakis, William Magwood, and William Ostendorff.

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April 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R. 6, the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act, by a bipartisan vote of 33 to 18. The legislation aims to increase U.S.

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April 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today advanced two energy efficiency bills by voice vote. The bills advanced today have strong bipartisan support and will facilitate energy and cost savings in our nation’s federal buildings and schools.

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April 30, 2014 | ICYMI

 

April 30, 2014

America’s Energy Revolution Requires A New Architecture Of Abundance

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April 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling blocking the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule.

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April 28, 2014 | ICYMI

Ten days ago, the State Department announced it would delay its review of the Keystone XL pipeline indefinitely, sparking outrage among American workers and supporters of the project.

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