Houston, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (Mayflower) is the provisional winner of block 0521 in today’s offshore wind auction hosted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Mayflower bid $135 million for the exclusive rights to develop the federal commercial wind energy lease on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) located off the coast of Massachusetts.
Mayflower is a 50:50 joint venture between EDPR Offshore North America LLC (EDPR) and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell). Once constructed, the lease area could accommodate a total generation capacity of approximately 1.6 gigawatts (GW), enough to power more than 680,000 average Massachusetts homes with clean electricity each year. Read more>>