OFFSHORE WIND: New York regulators deny a request by several dozen energy developers for $12 billion in new subsidies for projects already in the pipeline, leading observers to question if the state can hit its climate goals. (New York Times)

ALSO: Ørsted makes a $100 million guarantee with New Jersey regulators that it will build the state’s first offshore wind farm — and have it be operational by the end of 2025. (Associated Press)


  • Rhode Island’s governor quietly extended a deadline for the state to have at least 25% of its light-duty vehicles be zero-emission by five additional years, but says his administration isn’t kicking the can down the road. 
  • New Jersey regulators grant $1.4 million to NJ Transit to help build out the agency’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure. (news release)



BUILDINGS: A pharmaceuticals company plans to build a net-zero life sciences building in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood, complete with a tight building envelope and rooftop solar. (The Architect’s Newspaper)

CLIMATE: Maine’s Cobbossee Watershed sees its native plants crowded out by two invasive aquatic plants that are able to find a stronger foothold because of changing climate conditions. (Maine Public Radio)

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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.