Development consortium Vineyard Wind has handed in bids to build up to 1.2GW of offshore wind capacity off Massachusetts in the US Atlantic, a day after reaching financial close on its flagship project, Vineyard Wind 1.

The 50-50 joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners submitted proposals for development “options” of between 800-1,200MW for its Commonwealth Wind project, in response to the request for proposals (RFP) issued