WIND: In Maine, dozens of activists protest a potential offshore wind hub on currently undeveloped Sears Island, asking state officials to opt for an existing industrial zone. (Bangor Daily News)

CLIMATE:
• Years after the Baltimore airport’s flight paths were changed to reduce emissions, a study says noise in newly affected areas led to productivity loss and medical expenses that may cost residents $800 million over the next three decades. (Annapolis Capital Gazette, subscription)
• A Maine news outlet examines how ten seaside communities are adapting to the climate crisis, rising sea levels and warming ocean waters. (Maine Monitor)
• Princeton’s recent decision to divest from fossil fuel-related investments from its endowment is part of a larger fossil-free movement across New Jersey. (NJ Spotlight)
• A Vermont researcher is part of a team looking at how to incorporate the human response to a changing climate into climate prediction and mitigation models. (WCAX)

HYDROGEN: A Pennsylvania industrial gas company intends to develop and bring online a $500 million liquid hydrogen facility in northern New York by 2027 to produce vehicle fuel. (RTO Insider, subscription)

SOLAR: A state energy siting board may soon make a decision on a proposed 200 MW solar farm in central New York, but the panel has no local representation yet. (Auburn Citizen)

GRID:
• As states like New Jersey develop their first major power storage incentive programs, they must ensure that the projects actually reduce emissions and don’t support fossil fuel generation, noted a speaker at a New Jersey utility regulator-organized panel. (RTO Insider, subscription)
• Some New England power suppliers say they are concerned that the service agreement between the region’s grid operator and the Mystic Generating Station could lead to the most expensive winter heating season in memory. (RTO Insider, subscription)

EFFICIENCY: Six real estate developers are selected by New York to help it make high-rise buildings more energy efficient by developing easily replicable, emissions-reducing solutions for heating and hot water systems. (RTO Insider, subscription)

COMMENTARY: Now that Connecticut owns the fossil fuel-fired power plant in Hartford, the environmentally just path would be to shut the facility down to improve the city’s air quality, writes a former city health director and current climate change professor. (Hartford Courant)

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Bridget Reed Morawski

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.