HYDROGEN: President Biden announces an up-to-$925 million grant to develop a Appalachian Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub, which will include Pennsylvania, as well as up-to-$750 million worth of funding for a Mid-Atlantic Clean Hydrogen Hub. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)



  • Officials in Middletown, New Jersey, consider leasing part of a former landfill to a developer to build a 20 MW solar farm. (Asbury Park Press)
  • Some residents of a northern New York town worry that approving a 2 MW solar farm would expose them to fire risk, as happened with a solar farm’s battery in a nearby town over the summer. (WWNY)


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Massachusetts’ first electric aircraft charging station has been installed at the Marshfield Municipal Airport by Vermont-based BETA Technologies, where it was used during a Friday inauguration celebration. (WCVB)

GAS: In Pennsylvania, Columbia Gas unexpectedly shuts off gas service to thousands of customers for several days with little notice or explanation. (Trib Live)

GRID: Gas and electric utilities should have enough resources to meet New York’s energy demand this winter, according to state regulators. (Mid Hudson News)

UTILITIES: Supporters of an upcoming Maine ballot measure to form a statewide public power authority explain how it could work. (Maine Morning Star)

FLOODS: Wetter conditions mean Vermont loggers and forestry workers can’t work as many days because of impacted equipment and inaccessible work sites. (VT Digger)

GEOTHERMAL: A geothermal energy developer tests if a geothermal network would be possible for a New York City housing community. (news release)

COMMENTARY: Massachusetts’ plan to electrify its school bus fleet runs into procurement policy problems that force the state to waste money, writes the state’s inspector general. (CommonWealth Magazine)

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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.