Former President Jimmy CarterJimmy Carter3 real problems Republicans need to address to win in 2020 Trump spends big in Texas, raising questions about whether he's worried Here's how senators can overcome their hyperpartisanship with judicial nominees MORE will appear before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee this week to testify about "energy security," the committee announced Monday.

Carter will appear on the Hill tomorrow afternoon at a hearing entitled "Energy Security: Historical Perspectives and Modern Challenges."

Carter is in a unique position to speak about the historical perspective on energy security. His time in the White House saw the energy crisis of 1979, in which the Iranian Revolution resulted in an oil shortage and high gasoline prices.

The struggles with Iran and the energy crisis contributed, in part, to Carter's defeat during his reelection bid in 1980.