OFFSHORE WIND: New York City’s mayor announces plans to convert the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into one of the country’s largest offshore wind port facilities to attract billions of dollars of investments and thousands of jobs. (The Hill)

ALSO: European energy giants had the cash and experience to outbid all but one group of American companies in last week’s offshore wind lease auction, snapping up five of six parcels off the coasts of New York and New Jersey. (NBC Philadelphia)

UTILITIES
Massachusetts’ supreme court puts National Grid’s Rhode Island asset sale on ice at the request of the state attorney general, who is concerned with related ratepayer costs. (Providence Journal)
A New York Senate committee chair will investigate utility billing practices as customers across the state see bills exponentially higher than usual. (Daily Freeman)

CLIMATE:
Maine lawmakers consider creating a grant program for farmers dealing with climate change-induced droughts to find new irrigation sources. (Maine Public)
New Jersey will miss its climate goals if it doesn’t double down on residential and commercial building electrification, according to a new report commissioned by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation. (NJ Spotlight)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Delaware Gov. John Carney says his state will adopt California’s Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations to speed up residents’ adoption of electric personal transportation and meet state emissions goals. (news release)

COAL: Pennsylvania officials investigate a worker’s fatal fall at a southwestern county’s coal mine. (Daily American)

FOSSIL FUELS:
Several shale gas and heavy industry companies form a Pittsburgh-based alliance to support a “low-carbon and hydrogen industrial hub in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.” (RTO Insider, subscription)
Pennsylvania lawmakers question whether natural gas development in state parks could raise necessary funds for state conservation and natural resources needs. (Center Square)

GEOTHERMAL: In New York City, a proposal to build mixed income housing with a geothermal heating system faces opposition from a council member not wanting too many new neighbors. (Spectrum)

WASTE-TO-ENERGY:
New Maryland legislation aims to define which renewable energy sources actually benefit climate crisis mitigation; environmentalists call it a chance to move away from waste-to-energy facilities. (47 ABC)
A central New Hampshire city will spend $5 million to convert methane gas from its landfill into energy, an amount the city manager says will be recouped in the first year of operation. (Associated Press)

Bridget Reed Morawski

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.