GRID: Boston voters overwhelmingly rejected a planned substation in an East Boston neighborhood whose residents are concerned with its proximity to the airport and millions of gallons of jet fuel, but Eversource and the state energy siting board don’t appear to be budging. (

ALSO: Massachusetts utility regulators consider a developer’s proposal to construct a 150 MW energy storage system in Plymouth County. (Eagle-Tribune)

REMEDIATION: A developer wants to build a dense residential development on a former coal- and oil-fired power plant site in New Haven, Connecticut, still undergoing environmental remediation. (New Haven Register)

A new study assessing municipal climate change risk in Massachusetts shows around 60% of coastal towns already are experiencing “extreme” or “significant” climate impacts. (E&E News)
Vermont’s latest climate assessment shows certain droughts and floods can already be attributed to climate change, which is leading the state to grow warmer and wetter. (VT Digger)
By mid-century, a New Hampshire town could see 10-foot tides nearly every day, and they’re already impacting homes along low-lying streets, a government study finds. (New Hampshire Public Radio)

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut officials determine how they will split billions of dollars of public transit-related federal COVID-19 relief funds. (Brooklyn Eagle)
A Connecticut board of alders passes a resolution urging the state to support the Transportation and Climate Initiative — if it doesn’t saddle low- and moderate-income residents with untenable financial burdens. (New Haven Register)

New Jersey passes a law mandating certain warehouses constructed after July 1, 2022, retain a sizable amount of roof space for solar generation. (PV Magazine)
A local planning board in Maine’s Kennebec Valley approves construction of a roughly 5 MW solar array. (Livermore Falls Advertiser)
Seven newly energized solar arrays generating a cumulative 1.39 MW are now servicing a New Jersey school district. (news release)
Construction begins on a 1.4 MW community solar canopy expected to come online before 2022 at a shopping center parking garage in White Plains, New York. (news release)

WASTE-TO-ENERGY: Construction begins on a 2 million gallon anaerobic digester expected to be operational at an Ellington, Connecticut, farm by next year. (Journal Inquirer)

WIND: Construction begins on the 122 MW Baron Winds farm in western New York’s Steuben County. (reNEWS)

UTILITIES: Residential customers of Central Maine Power and Versant Power may see their electricity supply rates rise by at least 60% next year. (Portland Press Herald)

Bridget is a freelance reporter and newsletter writer based in the Washington, D.C., area. She compiles the Northeast Energy News digest. Bridget primarily writes about energy, conservation and the environment. Originally from Philadelphia, she graduated from Emerson College in 2015 with a degree in journalism and a minor in environmental studies. When she isn’t working on a story, she’s normally on a northern Maine lake or traveling abroad to practice her Spanish language skills.