SOLAR: Developers plan to bring a 100 MW solar farm to northern New York, making assurances that lithium-ion battery technology won’t be incorporated in the facility, which would be near one that caught fire this summer. (WWNY)

ALSO: A new solar research and development facility opens in Rochester, New York, to create coatings that make solar panels more efficient. (WXXI)

WIND: New Jersey decides to separate the interconnection aspect of its third offshore wind power solicitation into its own request for proposals to increase competition among non-wind developers for bids. (RTO Insider, subscription)


UTILITIES: In Maine, supporters of the public power formation ballot measure are relying on door knocking and one-on-one conversations to drive their message home. (Maine Morning Star)



BUILDINGS: Federal officials provide around $500,000 in funding to advocacy group Clean Energy NH to support rural energy efficiency projects. (news release)

CLIMATE: A Baltimore church secures funds for solar panels and a battery storage system as it works to become a climate emergency hub. (Yale Climate Connections)

FLOODS: Pennsylvania environmental officials increase incentives for homeowners to convert their lawns to meadows to mitigate flooding. (WHYY)

Correction: A Maine board advanced regulations to phase out gas-powered car sales in the state. An item in yesterday’s digest misstated the board’s decision.

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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.