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CIP's divested project triumphs in Massachusetts

Iberdrola's US subsidiary will develop 1.2GW, while a further 400MW is added to Mayflower Wind in Massachusetts' third offshore wind auction.

Last month, US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland made a speech at the groundbreaking ceremony of Vineyard Wind One. | Photo: BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS / X90051

With the allocation of 1.6GW, Massachusetts' third public tender resulted in a doubling of the state's planned offshore wind build-out. Most of the new capacity – 1.232GW to be exact – goes to project Commonwealth Wind, while Mayflower Wind is allotted 400MW.

“Massachusetts has been a national leader in the offshore wind industry and today’s announcement is another major milestone with the selection of two projects that double the amount of offshore wind power secured by the Commonwealth,” writes Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker in a statement,

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