Vineyard Wind Prevails as Connecticut Chooses 804MW Offshore Wind Project

By [email protected] Connecticut on Thursday selected Vineyard Wind’s 804-megawatt Park City project as the winner of its first offshore wind solicitation, setting up the seaport city of Bridgeport to become a significant hub for the emerging U.S. market.

Connecticut regulators said Vineyard won with a price “lower than any other publicly announced offshore wind project in North America.”

Vineyard Wind, which competed against rival development groups backed by Ørsted and Shell in the solicitation, will now have the opportunity to negotiate a final contract with Connecticut’s two electric utilities. The project is due for completion in 2025.

Vineyard’s win adds another huge project to the

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