SOLAR: The developers of a 240 MW solar farm in Canton, New York are concerned that zoning changes in the upstate town would prevent them from building a third of the facility. (North Country Now)



  • Traffic congestion tolling in New York City may bring in up to $15 billion for the city’s transit agency, which could go toward system upgrades and new metro stations. (CNBC)
  • Rhode Island’s transportation department releases a highly anticipated carbon reduction plan and opens up a public comment period less than two weeks before officials are required to file the document with a federal agency. (Rhode Island Current)
  • Connecticut rail riders come out against planned service cuts and fare hikes at a state transit agency public meeting. (CT Mirror)
  • Dozens of e-bike incentive programs — including ones in Connecticut, Philadelphia, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C. — help make them more attainable for low-income people. (Washington Post)


UTILITIES: A Maine newspaper identifies the former politicians that have received large amounts of money to support anti-public power efforts in the state. (Bangor Daily News)

BUILDINGS: A financing program offered by the Maryland Clean Energy Center helps residents pay for clean energy and energy efficiency products and services. (Salisbury Daily Times)

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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.