NUCLEAR: New York utility regulators decide Holtec International can buy the Indian Point nuclear plant in order to shut down and remediate the site and its already decommissioned generating units. (Rockland/Westchester Journal News)

ALSO: The last West Valley Demonstration Project buildings slated for demolition in western New York include a highly radioactive structure that activists say needs to be tented when it is destroyed to mitigate contamination risks. (Investigative Post)

SOLAR: New Jersey looks to revise solar interconnection rules to clear out a backlog of projects that developers want to connect to the grid. (NJ Spotlight)

NATURAL GAS: Activists and officials across New England disagree on whether the region needs the controversial Weymouth compressor station’s natural gas output. (Energy News Network)

TRANSPORTATION:
Rhode Island environmental officials implore legislators to join the Transportation Climate Initiative, which could potentially bring roughly $20 million to the state every year via carbon credits. (Providence Journal)
Three Vermont highways receive federal designation as alternative fuel corridors, which state transportation officials say will aid efforts for electric vehicle adoption and charging infrastructure installation. (news release)

GRID:
Data collected from a survey of the Hudson River’s bed will help power company officials decide where to lay a submarine cable for the proposed Catskills Renewable Connector. (renews.biz)
Community leaders in New York City’s Queens borough are supportive of plans to turn a fossil fuel-fired power plant into the endpoint of a renewable energy-carrying transmission line. (QNS)

OFFSHORE WIND:
Ørsted, Eversource, and a maritime monitoring contractor plan to use fishers to map out navigable routes around the utility’s planned wind farms along the East Coast. (Providence Business News)
Vineyard Wind officials will use downtown Bridgeport office space for their Connecticut headquarters and use the nearby Barnum Landing for construction and staging of another project, Park City Wind. (New Haven Register)
Officials with the proposed Mayflower Wind offshore wind project try to waylay Nantucket residents’ concerns about aesthetics and their status as a National Historic Landmark. (Cape Cod Times)

EFFICIENCY: Maine’s state legislature considers a bill to allocate $100 million for new energy-efficient affordable housing over the next two years. (Mainebiz)

UTILITIES: New Jersey Natural Gas customers’ bills will still be lower than they were over a decade ago if the company’s controversial, nearly 25% rate hike request is approved, a company official rationalizes. (The Sandpiper)

COMMENTARY: A renewable energy advocate argues that South Jersey Industries can’t meet its carbon neutrality goal without getting rid of its pipeline. (Philadelphia Inquirer)