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

Chairman: Ed Whitfield (KY)
Vice Chairman: Steve Scalise (LA)
Ralph Hall (TX)
John Shimkus (IL)
Joseph R. Pitts (PA)
Lee Terry (NE)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Bob Latta (OH)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Pete Olson (TX)
David McKinley (WV)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Gene Green (TX)
Lois Capps (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
John Barrow (GA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John D. Dingell (MI) (non-voting)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

October 11, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members on the House Energy and Commerce Committee today requested information from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding the establishment of its new Office of Energy Infrastructure Security (OEI

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October 11, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: The Committee shares the goals of the Commission to ensure the nation’s energy infrastructure is protected from physical and cyber threats and we look forward to learning more about the objectives of the OEIS.

To read the letter, click here.

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October 10, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today wrote to U.S. Comptroller General and head of the Government Accountability Office Gene Dodaro requesting a study of federal spending used to support energy-related technologies. Full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY), Rep.

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October 10, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: The federal government currently supports energy-related technologies, projects, and companies through various forms of federal assistance, including grants, direct loans, loan guarantees, and a range of available tax credits.  Federal dollars also are used to advance programmatic activities, such as implementation of the federal energy mandates.

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October 3, 2012 | Press Release

President Obama issued a presidential proclamation this week declaring October 2012 “National Energy Action Month.” He stated, “I call upon the citizens of the United States to recognize this month by working together to achieve greater energy security, a more robust e

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September 25, 2012 | ICYMI

An editorial in today’s Bluefield Daily Telegraph calls upon the U.S.

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