WIND: New York regulators choose a 1.4 GW wind farm pitched by Attentive Energy One as part of the state’s third offshore wind solicitation that will help close the Ravenswood Generating Station. (news release)


  • A developer decides not to pursue an onshore wind farm in New York over the number of unplugged oil and gas wells in the area and proximity of a federal defense flyover zone. (Olean Times Herald)
  • Rhode Island says the Revolution Wind project has already created 100 new local union construction jobs. (Providence Business News)

UTILITIES: New York regulators accept a plan to make the Long Island Power Authority a completely public utility; the proposal must also be approved by the state legislature and governor. (News 12)



TRANSIT: Amtrak begins work on a $550 million renovation of Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, including an upgraded steam heat system and building efficiency measures. (Billy Penn)

SOLAR: A Pennsylvania township debates how to balance solar development and environmental remediation efforts at a former coal mine. (WPSU)


  • Pennsylvania Democrats try to support the priorities of both of the parties’ traditionally staunchest allies: labor unions and environmentalists. (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)
  • Vermont takes a small step toward potentially creating a clean heat standard as state utility regulators choose the members of two related advisory groups. (VT Digger)
  • The Maryland Energy Administration looks to boost equity within the state’s energy plans by tapping into a new federal program. (Delmarva Now)

NUCLEAR: A Maine town may sue the state’s environmental protection agency over tax breaks for a spent nuclear fuel storage facility that would threaten about a fifth of the town budget. (Maine Monitor)

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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.