CLEAN ENERGY: Climate and clean energy advocates in New Hampshire say a pending proposal to define nuclear power as clean energy could undercut solar and wind power in the state. (Energy News Network)

ALSO: Federal officials issue $3.6 million in rural energy grants to 30 agricultural producers and small businesses in Pennsylvania to help pay for projects like solar installations. (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

COURTS: Pennsylvania’s governor considers appealing a Commonwealth Court decision blocking him from entering the state into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. (Indiana Gazette)


UTILITIES: Vermont lawmakers aim to pass legislation in their upcoming legislative session to decarbonize the state’s grid and require utilities to use only renewable power by 2030. (Vermont Public Radio)


  • Republican officials in New Jersey and across the country cheer the demise of Ørsted’s two planned offshore wind projects in the state. (E&E News)
  • Ørsted says its Skipjack offshore wind project is still being developed, but Delmarva officials voice their thoughts on a potential cancellation in light of the developer’s two canceled New Jersey projects. (WBOC)


ELECTRIC VEHICLES: The journey of a Beta Technologies’ electric plane down the East Coast provides a glimpse into the future of electric aviation. (New York Times)

EQUITY: Pennsylvania updates its environmental justice policy in a way officials say reduces how many people are labeled as living in an overburdened area but allows the state to better prioritize resource and information distribution. (Spotlight PA)

GEOTHERMAL: Climate officials in Wellesley, Massachusetts, consider applying for a $50,000 grant to study the possibility of developing a communitywide geothermal heating and cooling network. (The Swellesley Report)

CLIMATE: A warm spring and otherwise erratic weather conditions leads some New York apple growers and cider makers to ditch their produce and either buy elsewhere or close shop. (Yale Climate Connections)

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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.