New Bedford, MA - Vineyard Wind today submitted a set of commercial large-scale offshore wind proposals to Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) as part of the Commonwealths’ second Section 83C procurement for clean energy generation and transmission. The proposals include a required 400 megawatt (MW) option and two options for development of an 800 MW project.
“Vineyard Wind is very excited to submit these proposals, which offer significant job creation and port infrastructure investment opportunity for the region, while ensuring an attractive, fixed price for electric ratepayers,” said Lars Pedersen, CEO of Vineyard Wind. “We look forward to announcing additional details on this exciting project in the weeks ahead.”
The proposed project, referred to as Vineyard Wind 2, would be built in Vineyard Wind’s lease area, and located south of the Vineyard Wind 1 project. The design for Vineyard Wind 2 features turbines in rows aligned in an east-west direction, with spacing of 1 nautical mile between turbines.