Records were shattered as operators bid a combined total of $405 million to secure three lease areas for offshore wind development off Massachusetts. Equinor, Vineyard Wind and Mayflower Wind Energy were the last names standing.
Equinor Wind (pink zone, see below), Mayflower Wind Energy (purple zone) — a joint venture between Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major Shell together with the US arm of Portuguese developer EDP Renovaveis — and Vineyard Wind (green zone) have won the three leases.
Two offshore zones (pink and purple) were awarded priced at $135 million and a third (green) at $135.1 million. Read more>>