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 21, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to approve H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, by a bipartisan vote of 252 to 165. Authored by Rep.

November 21, 2013 | Blog Post

H.R. 1900 “One Important Step to Help Set the Booming Natural Gas Sector on Sound Footing for the Future”

November 20, 2013 | ICYMI

Lance: “We are building an ‘architecture of abundance’ that will lay the groundwork for robust job creation and relief for American energy consumers. We are putting in place the tools that will allow us to capture our full American energy potential.”

November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, a bill to expedite construction of natural gas pipelines needed to deliver America’s growing energy supplies to consumers.

November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), today advanced H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act. Authored by full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.

November 19, 2013 | Press Release

This week the House of Representatives will consider H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act. Authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep.