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)

January 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of January 13, 2014. The committee will continue its oversight of the president’s health care law, hold its opening hearing on the #CommActUpdate, and vote on legislation to help keep American electricity affordable and reliable.

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January 10, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Authored By Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) formally introduced the Electricity Security and Affordability Act today in the House and Senate.

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January 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved H.R. 724 by a vote of 405 to 0. The bipartisan legislation amends the Clean Air Act to eliminate the redundant requirement for auto dealers to provide certification of emissions standards compliance for new light-duty motor vehicles.

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December 17, 2013 | ICYMI

Energy Boom Underscores Need for Architecture of Abundance

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December 13, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing the committee’s oversight of the president’s Climate Action Plan, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) today wrote to U.S.

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