BUILDINGS: A new report issued by several environmental organizations finds that almost a quarter of Connecticut’s nitrogen oxide pollution is tied to the use of fossil fuel-fired furnaces and water heaters. (Hartford Courant)

ALSO: New York’s governor signs into law a new policy requiring home sellers to disclose a property’s flood history or risk as more inland areas become prone to extreme weather. (NBC New York)


  • The first anaerobic digester at a dairy farm in Maine is now operating, processing manure from roughly 5,000 cows into methane biogas. (Maine Public Radio)
  • An energy supplier and a renewable natural gas developer agree to build and operate an RNG facility that captures landfill-emitted biogas in New Jersey’s Egg Harbor Township. (news release)

OIL & GAS: Enbridge wants to increase Northeast regional gas deliveries, proposing a plan to upgrade to larger main pipelines, expand its compressor stations and add parallel secondary lines. (WBUR)

WIND: Some Republican lawmakers in Maine question whether a massive Aroostook County wind and transmission project should have been approved by the legislature before a final route was available. (Bangor Daily News)


  • New York City’s push to reduce reliance on heavy-duty trucks in favor of lighter electric cargo bikes faces some backlash among residents worried the vehicles could hurt pedestrians and other bicyclists. (Heatmap)
  • New York’s governor says construction is underway on 53 overhead electric bus chargers at several New York City bus depots. (SI Live)

HYDROGEN: Philadelphia’s football team installs a fueling station at its stadium that uses solar energy generated on-site to split water into hydrogen as it carries out plans to convert its vehicles and equipment to fuel cell-powered models. (WHYY)


  • PJM Interconnection member states form a working group to develop a separate market to push ahead on clean energy goals, planning to have a strategy by the end of the year. (S&P Global)
  • In New York, construction begins on the Champlain Hudson Power Express project, which will transmit hydroelectricity from Canada to New York City. (Press-Republican)
  • Con Edison says it needs to speed up system upgrades to protect equipment and reliability in line with its climate projections, which show New York City may see up to 17 days of extremely hot temperatures per year by 2030. (news release)

UTILITIES: Two unions come out against plans to form a public utility in Maine, citing concern that worker protections would be weaker. (Portland Press Herald)

WORKFORCE: With dozens of private climate tech companies in Massachusetts, the state’s next generation of workers have numerous opportunities to break into the sector. (Boston Globe)

CLIMATE: New Hampshire saw over 21 inches of rain in June, July and August, making it the wettest summer the state has seen since record keeping began in 1895. (NHPR)

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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.