AFFORDABILITY: While New Hampshire’s governor says other New England states’ renewable energy investments are hurting the state’s ratepayers, clean energy experts say the state’s overreliance on fossil fuels is to blame. (Energy News Network)

ALSO: Some New Hampshire residents are already calling for expanded fuel payment assistance programs ahead of this winter, fearful of how they will afford increasing energy prices. (Concord Monitor)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Some Connecticut Republicans want to instate a moratorium on new electric bus purchases following a major bus fire last month that is still under investigation. (CT Post)

CLIMATE: New Jersey considers new land use and flood regulations that critics say could result in a retreat from the Jersey Shore. (E&E News, subscription)

WIND:
The Connecticut Port Authority says it has complied with all subpoenas from federal and state officials investigating its operations, including development of a wind industry hub. (CT Mirror, The Day)
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say their computer models show that adjusting the rotor blades on a wind farm’s turbines can increase overall power production. (Boston Globe)

BUILDINGS: A suburban Philadelphia county expands eligibility for its commercial property assessed clean energy program. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

TRANSPORTATION:
Commuters and transit officials brace themselves this morning for the first day of temporary shutdowns along two of Boston’s subway lines for critical safety repairs. (WCVB)
New York City taxi drivers and their union leaders worry about the reduced demand for rides that may stem from proposed congestion pricing. (The City)

GRID:
New York utility regulators authorize Central Hudson Gas & Electric to rebuild almost two dozen miles of transmission lines in Ulster and Greene counties initially installed nearly a century ago. (Daily Freeman)
In Vermont, Green Mountain Power wants to build out microgrids in several towns, noting that it has used 4,000 Tesla Powerwall batteries to save customers over $3 million in 2021. (WCAX)

EFFICIENCY: A State University of New York campus plans a nearly $10 million efficiency upgrade project to replace boilers and heat pumps and install new, more efficient windows, among other measures. (news release)

COAL: In Maryland, a former Baltimore County coal plant is imploded on schedule by demolition crews. (CBS Baltimore)

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Bridget Reed Morawski

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.