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)

June 18, 2014 | ICYMI on Tuesday featured an article by Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) highlighting the true cost of the president’s “green dreams.” He explains, “President Obama wants to be viewed as

June 16, 2014 | Blog Post

House Expected to Vote on Gardner’s H.R. 6 As Early As Next Week Amid Escalating Russia-Ukraine Tensions

June 13, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of June 16, 2014. The committee will continue its investigation into the General Motors ignition switch recall and review EPA’s proposed power plant regulations.

June 11, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing to review EPA’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations for existing power plants on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

June 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved two bills that continue the committee’s efforts to create jobs, build the Architecture of Abundance, and advance energy efficiency as part of an “all-of-the-above” energy