HYDROGEN: The U.S. Energy Department names seven proposals that will receive a combined $7 billion to build clean hydrogen hubs spanning 16 states. (E&E News)




  • Rising interest rates, supply chain bottlenecks, and other challenges are jeopardizing the East Coast’s offshore wind buildout. (E&E News)
  • New York regulators deny a request by several dozen energy developers for $12 billion in new subsidies for wind projects already in the pipeline, leading observers to question if the state can hit its climate goals. (New York Times)
  • Ørsted makes a $100 million guarantee with New Jersey regulators that it will build the state’s first offshore wind farm — and have it be operational by the end of 2025. (Associated Press)



GRID: After years of debate, Missouri regulators approve the Grain Belt Express high-voltage power line, which is expected to deliver wind power from Kansas to customers in Missouri and Illinois. (Associated Press)

UTILITIES: Michigan environmental advocates worry that political spending by DTE Energy could water down pending clean energy legislation. (Planet Detroit)

COMMENTARY: A researcher contemplates whether the 1909 kidnapping of a solar panel pioneer, with a ransom of shutting down his company, thwarted the earlier development of renewable energy. (The Conversation)

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