COAL: The owner of the 205 MW Warrior Run coal-fired power plant in western Maryland announces the facility will no longer generate electricity starting June 2024. (Baltimore Sun)


  • As Maine drafts plans to use its Inflation Reduction Act funds, state officials hope the money will get heat pumps to more people, especially in multifamily housing. (Energy News Network)
  • New York City Football Club intends to build the first all-electric stadium in its soccer league and in the city, utilizing solar and energy efficiency measures. (news release)


  • Pennsylvania has fined Energy Transfer and subsidiary Sunoco at least $42 million since 2018 over pollution stemming from Mariner East II pipeline construction. (Spotlight PA)
  • New Hampshire’s top court decides Liberty Utilities cannot charge ratepayers for the pre-development costs of a never-built gas pipeline and a liquefied natural gas storage facility. (New Hampshire Bulletin)



  • Barnstable, Massachusetts, delays an expected in-person meeting between town leaders and Avangrid Renewables offshore wind executives until the town’s newly elected officials take office. (Cape Cod Times)
  • Recently canceled offshore wind projects in New Jersey raise questions as to whether the renewable energy source is the future of clean energy. (Politico)
  • A group of labor and environmental groups announces their joint support of a new port in the Gulf of Maine to help develop offshore wind projects faster. (Maine Morning Star)



ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Connecticut Republicans call a proposal to phase out gasoline vehicles and only sell zero-emission models by 2035 an imprudent policy given high costs and a lack of charging stations. (Hartford Courant)

POLICY: Maryland’s governor creates two new positions to combat climate change: the state’s first chief sustainability officer and first chief resilience officer. (Associated Press)

UTILITIES: In New York, the Monroe County Legislature declines to approve funds to study whether a public utility should be formed with the assets of Rochester Gas and Electric, despite thousands of petition signatures. (Rochester Beacon)

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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.