WIND: In Connecticut, the cost of redeveloping the New London State Pier to serve the offshore wind industry has risen by almost $50 million, making the current project cost over three times what initial estimates suggested. (CT Mirror)

• The Massachusetts Water Resource Authority plans to remove an out-of-service wind turbine with “significant damage” at one of its properties after part of its blade flew off. (WHDH)
• A joint federal funding request proposed by several New England states to tackle the imminent offshore wind transmission capacity problem has been delayed because states need more time to send a full proposal. (E&E News, subscription)

• New York environmental officials seek public comments on a proposed 3.2 MW floating solar project at the Cohoes city reservoir. (Times Union)
• The National Center for Atmospheric Research releases an advanced solar energy forecasting system that provides solar power generation estimates across New York every 15 minutes. (news release)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Some New Hampshire car dealers aren’t receiving electric vehicles because manufacturers are prioritizing shipments to states with zero- and low-emission vehicle adoption mandates. (Concord Monitor)

• PJM Interconnection responds to complaints filed with federal regulators from generators who were slapped with nonperformance charges for a lack of service during Winter Storm Elliott, contending other operators kept the lights on despite challenging conditions. (RTO Insider, subscription)
• A National Grid executive discusses the challenges of electrifying New York’s grid ahead of a major summit on the topic today. (Spectrum News)

HYDROGEN: The developer of a $500 million liquid hydrogen facility in Massena, New York, is in talks with county officials to receive tax breaks. (NNY360)

CLIMATE: Although eagles and ospreys are on the rise in New Jersey, climate change, disease and pesticides remain threats to dozens of other local bird species. (

• As Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont proposes reducing rail service between New Haven and New York City by dozens of trains per day, commuters explain potential problems. (New Haven Register)
• Boston’s transit agency has until Monday to file a revised worker safety plan with federal regulators, who have threatened to essentially shut down subway service if they’re still unsatisfied with the strategy. (Boston Globe)
• A new intercity microtransit service in the Berkshires sees early success, but has to cap its daily capacity because of trouble hiring enough drivers. (Berkshire Eagle)
• In New York, Ulster County’s bus ridership has risen 42% since the agency made fares free six months ago. (Daily Freeman)

COMMENTARY: A clean energy consultant writes that as New York struggles to achieve its energy storage goal, the state should focus its attention on installing residential solar and battery systems. (Energy News Network)

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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.