The Distribution Companies and Department of Energy Resources have completed the evaluation of bids received in response to the Section 83C II Offshore Wind Energy Generation request for proposals (“Section 83C II RFP”). The bid evaluation process included monitoring and assistance by an Independent Evaluator. The Distribution Companies have already contacted all bidders regarding their proposals under the Section 83C II RFP.
Mayflower Wind was determined to be the winning bidder by the Distribution Companies. The “804 MW Low Cost Energy” project is the selected bid, which represents a purchase of approximately 800 MW Offshore Wind Energy capacity for the Commonwealth’s electric customers. The final acceptance of the bid and the award of a contract is conditional upon the successful negotiation of the contract and required regulatory approvals.