WIND: Burlington’s International Airport takes a new type of wind power infrastructure for a spin on its parking garage’s roof, hosting an orb-shape turbine for a local utility’s pilot project. (WCAX)

ALSO: After noting Park City Wind development delays on an earnings call last week, Avangrid reconfirms its interest in the offshore project and its plans to redevelop the Bridgeport, Connecticut, waterfront as a staging area. (CT Post)

GRID: New York City’s clean power goals will require large amounts of battery storage systems, creating a real estate battle between utilities and private developers for space to build the infrastructure. (New York Times)

CLIMATE:
• A Newark, New Jersey, neighborhood fights for climate mitigation strategies after decades of urban development turned their community into a frequent flood zone. (WNYC)
• Environmentalists keen to amend Vermont energy policies eagerly await the election of new state legislators who may be amenable to an update. (Rutland Herald)
• For the past three years, Maine’s fall foliage has struggled to maintain its usual vibrancy, as climate change is affecting all the meteorological factors needed for a strong fall presentation. (Maine Public Radio)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Hydropower access is one reason why companies within the electric vehicle supply chain are eyeing western New York to build their facilities. (Buffalo Business First)

SOLAR:
• A Long Island, New York, library undergoes a major renovation that includes rooftop solar panels, parking lot solar lights and electric vehicle chargers. (Newsday)
• A solar developer wants to develop a 3-5 MW array on 25 acres of private Erie County, Pennsylvania, land. (Erie Times-News, subscription)
• Genesee County, New York, mulls financial incentives for a proposed 500 MW solar farm. (Daily News)

EFFICIENCY: In Massachusetts, a town’s sustainability committee receives a $20,000 state grant to develop energy efficiency education among residents. (Patch)

TRANSIT: New York’s two main gubernatorial candidates stand far apart on transit questions, leading some to worry about the future of projects within New York City’s transit agency. (The City)

AFFORDABILITY: A Massachusetts gas utility and the state’s attorney general agree to reduce the utility’s distribution rate increase by $1.7 million to $5.7 million. (Berkshire Eagle)

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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.