• Despite a court victory allowing construction to resume, New England Clean Energy Connect developers won’t know when they can continue building the transmission line through Maine until later this summer. (E&E News)
• More than 8,000 Nashua, New Hampshire, residents are enrolled in the city’s community power program after delays switching the customers from Eversource. (New Hampshire Public Radio)

• A major Vermont ski resort will pilot a program to electrify large facilities, starting with an electric boiler that switches on when power costs are low. (WCAX)
• Cambridge, Massachusetts, partners with electrification startup BlocPower to finance and manage energy-efficient retrofits for multifamily buildings. (Engineering News-Record)
• Airbnb launches new incentives to help Massachusetts owners make energy efficient home improvements and install heat pumps. (Canary Media)

CLIMATE: The Northeast’s warm, dry winter followed by a regional heat wave is driving a longer, more intense spring wildfire season. (Grist)

SOLAR: A Pennsylvania bill would boost funding for solar installations at public schools and community colleges. (Tribune News Service)

OFFSHORE WIND: The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities asks PJM Interconnection to include the state’s 11 GW offshore wind goal in its transmission planning process. (North American Wind Power)

• New Jersey Democrats push Congress to take up a bill to ban offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. (Asbury Park Press)
• The federal Transportation Department denies a permit to a developer seeking to transport liquefied natural gas by rail from Pennsylvania to a New Jersey terminal. (NJ Advance Media)

POLICY: After signing big offshore wind and electric vehicle bills, Maryland Gov. Wes Moore has several more EV and conservation measures to consider. (Maryland Matters)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: A Maine lawmaker proposes charging electric vehicle drivers $72 annually to offset lost gasoline tax revenue. (Maine Public)

STORAGE: New York energy storage developers say strong incentives will encourage them to keep building in the state, but regulators’ price limits on storage are holding them back. (Energy Storage News)

OVERSIGHT: Connecticut regulators establish new rules for electric utilities they say will help hold the companies accountable for reliable performance. (Connecticut Public)

• An editorial board praises Maryland’s recent wave of clean energy-boosting laws, saying they show “good environmental policy is also good politics.” (Baltimore Sun)
• A New York bill to phase the state off fossil fuel heat comes with big climate and economic benefits, an engineering professor and a climate advocate write. (Journal News)

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Kathryn brings her extensive editorial background to the Energy News Network team, where she oversees the early-morning production of ENN’s five email digest newsletters as well as distribution of ENN’s original journalism with other media outlets. From documenting chronic illness’ effect on college students to following the inner workings of Congress, Kathryn has built a broad experience in her more than five years working at major publications including The Week Magazine. Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Science in magazine journalism and information management and technology from Syracuse University.