The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on April 23 to consider several energy bills. S. 306, the Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act, would allow the Bureau of Reclamation to create small conduit hydropower contracts at Bureau facilities. S. 545, The Hydropower Improvement Act of 2013, and H.R. 267, the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to study the issuing of non-powered dams and closed loop pumped storage project licenses. Finally, the Committee will review a bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry.