OFFSHORE WIND: As developers analyze the current financial viability of their Massachusetts offshore wind projects, a state agency develops a new strategy to incorporate changing economic conditions into contracts. (State House News Service)

CLIMATE:
• As devastating rainstorms and floods in New Hampshire wash away roads and damage property, experts say the deluge falls within precipitation predictions as the climate crisis continues. (New Hampshire Bulletin)
• Waterbury, Vermont, residents recall the lengthy recovery during a 2011 tropical storm, the last major extreme weather to damage the community. (VTDigger)
• Connecticut farmers can now apply for federal disaster assistance to help recover from a late frost attributed to climate change. (NHPR)

TRANSIT: Boston’s mayor acknowledges at an international urban electrification conference that, despite climate-friendly improvements, convincing drivers to use an unstable subway system is a challenge. (Boston Globe)

OIL & GAS: Several Mid-Atlantic congressional members file new legislation to reduce Renewable Fuel Standard compliance costs by requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to sell lower-cost, fixed-price biofuel waiver credits. (Pennsylvania Capital-Star)

PIPELINES: Pennsylvania utility regulators investigate a new sinkhole developing in Chester County along the Mariner East pipeline’s path. (WHYY)

GRID:
• Some northern Maine residents say they didn’t know the route of a proposed power line to carry renewable power went through their towns and wonder why they hadn’t been notified ahead of scheduled public meetings. (Bangor Daily News)
• A Genesee County, New York, industrial center relocates almost two miles of a transmission line to increase available development space. (news release)
• PPL Electric installs new technology providing real-time information about power line performance to improve transmission congestion monitoring. (news release)

SOLAR:
• A developer announces 35.3 MW of solar projects in upstate New York. (news release)
• A 500 kW solar array proposed for a cornfield in Saxtons River, Vermont, receives its local approvals but still requires some state regulatory reviews. (Vermont Journal)
• A Connecticut solar developer opens an office in Biddeford, Maine, its first in the state and its seventh along the East Coast. (Mainebiz)

BUILDINGS:
• The Property Assessed Clean Energy Massachusetts program expands the type of buildings eligible for financing. (Center Square)
• A New Jersey country club undergoes several efficiency projects after an audit found outdated HVAC and lighting were leading to large utility bills. (ROI NJ)

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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.