INSURANCE: A new analysis shows many coastal communities in the Northeast could see insurance premiums rise because of climate risk. (CNN)

• The council of Salem, Massachusetts, unanimously approves a more than $53 million tax break to encourage the offshore wind industry to conduct turbine marshaling in their city. (Salem News)
• Federal officials release a roadmap to build out the necessary transmission infrastructure to carry offshore wind power to communities from projects along the Atlantic coast. (news release)
• An expert-led panel says offshore wind and fisheries can and must coexist in the Gulf of Maine, but whether they do so successfully depends on where and how the projects are developed. (In-Depth NH)
• In Delaware, Ørsted considers landing transmission cables for its Skipjack offshore wind farm around Dagsboro, which sits along several coves of the Indian River Bay. (Daily State News)

• An Australian corrugated packaging company plans to invest $500 million to boost clean energy infrastructure, recycling and more at its five Pennsylvania facilities. (Morning Call)
• A team of Penn State graduate students create a more user-friendly website to help Pennsylvanians make the switch to greener energy. (

SOLAR: A New York town tries correcting confusing, incorrect language in a local solar zoning law but runs into administrative barriers at the state level. (Leader-Herald)

• Climate change is pushing peak fall foliage about two weeks later than when it happened in 1950 around Maine’s Acadia National Park. (Maine Public Radio)
• Federal officials grant $12 million to Philadelphia’s urban forest initiative to plant more trees in support of an equitable canopy and more climate-resilient neighborhoods. (Billy Penn)

• Rutland, Vermont, receives two state grants to audit the energy efficiency of five municipal buildings and will be eligible for up to $500,000 in further grants to implement changes. (Rutland Herald)
• Despite some Mainers’ claims to the contrary, a new study shows electric heat pumps work well in frigid conditions. (Maine Monitor)
• Vermont’s state treasurer wants to hear from the public on what climate infrastructure strategies his office should finance. (NBC 5)

• Eversource Energy hires Paul Chodak, a 22-year veteran of Ohio utility operations, as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer. (Hartford Business Journal)
• A Delaware vocational school trains its electrical trades students to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure at schools and homes. (Delaware Business Times)

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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.