Energy and Commerce Committee

Energy


#SubEnergy to Examine Three Bills to Update Energy Laws for 21st Century

01.12.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), today announced a legislative hearing for Friday, January 19, 2018, at 9:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Legislation Addressing LNG Exports and PURPA Modernization.”

Building on the committee’s work to modernize energy laws for the 21st century, next week, #SubEnergy will examine and receive feedback on three bills that would streamline the approval process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports and modernize the Public Utility and Regulatory...

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Bill Providing Relief to Ceiling Fan and Lighting Manufacturers Signed into Law

01.12.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – #SubEnergy Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 518, EPS Improvement Act of 2017, into law. H.R. 518, authored by committee members Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), passed the House of Representatives in January of 2017 and passed the Senate last month. The legislation exempts certain lighting and ceiling fan technology from an onerous Department of Energy regulation.

“With the president’s signature today, we are providing much needed relief to manufacturers of solid state...

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#SubEnergy Holds its First Hearing in Committee’s ‘DOE Modernization’ Series

01.09.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton...

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Energy

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National Energy Policy, energy infrastructure and security, energy related Agencies and Commissions, all laws, programs, and government activities affecting energy matters. National Energy Policy focuses on fossil energy; renewable energy; nuclear energy; energy conservation, utility issues, including but not limited to interstate energy compacts; energy generation, marketing, reliability, transmission, siting, exploration, production, efficiency, cybersecurity, and ratemaking for all generated power. Energy infrastructure and security focuses on pipelines, the strategic petroleum reserve, nuclear facilities, and cybersecurity for our nation’s grid. Our jurisdiction also includes all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security. Agencies and Commissions in our jurisdiction include: The US Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission;  and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.