BUILDINGS: In Maryland, a new report drawn up by several nonprofits finds fossil fuel-fired appliances in homes and businesses may have a bigger impact on air quality than all of the state’s power plants. (Maryland Matters)


GRID: A Vermont utility asks state regulators to let it provide ratepayers with at-home batteries and to underground power lines to eliminate outages as it aims to improve grid reliability. (New York Times)

FOSSIL FUELS: A top drilling industry trade group expects economic activity around Pennsylvania’s natural gas production to continue at pace through 2050 but tight delivery options may curtail further growth. (Natural Gas Intelligence)


  • New Jersey regulators grant almost $13 million to expand electric vehicle charging availability at hundreds of locations across the state. (Daily Energy Insider)
  • A Rhode Island-based electric seaglider company says it plans to operate a full flight crew on an operational prototype in 2024, inching it closer to the commercial market. (Boston Globe)
  • In Maryland, the Annapolis Powerboat Show this past weekend showcased an electric hydrofoil boat that has primarily made its debut in Europe. (Baltimore Sun)


COMMENTARY: A Rhode Island environmental reporter writes that the state’s fisheries and ocean-based tourism economy will suffer if southern New England’s coast continues to be among Earth’s fastest-warming marine waters. (ecoRI)

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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.