ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Connecticut Republicans try to block proposed state regulations to phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles between 2027 and 2035. (CT Mirror)



GRID: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology files a late objection to Eversource’s planned underground substation in Cambridge, citing proposed cable routes. (Cambridge Day)



  • In Maine, supporters of a public power authority look to Nebraska for lessons from and results of developing a similar utility structure there almost a century ago. (Maine Public Radio)
  • Rhode Island regulators allow the town of Bristol to form its own community aggregation program and separate its power supply from Rhode Island Energy. (ecoRI)

GAS: Some Philadelphians band together to encourage local lawmakers to pass a ban on gas-powered lawn equipment, like leaf blowers, citing climate, health and noise concerns. (WHYY)

CRYPTOMINING: A Pennsylvania lawmaker strikes a proposed moratorium out of legislation he introduced to regulate the cryptomining industry’s energy demand, saying labor-minded Democrats wouldn’t have voted for it. (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

COMMENTARY: Two leaders of a Rhode Island community development organization write that the state’s transit agency isn’t broken but it needs to be properly funded to be more effective. (Rhode Island Current)

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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.