The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released a draft environmental impact statement for two large commercial wind farm projects planned for south of Martha’s Vineyard.

The company behind a large commercial wind farm planned for south of Martha’s Vineyard has requested to pull its project contracts, citing rising construction costs and an inability to renegotiate pricing.

A large offshore wind farm planned for south of Martha’s Vineyard remains afloat, its leaders said last week, even as inflation and supply chain issues continue to threaten the development’s financial viability.

As Vineyard Wind breaks ground on the nation’s first industrial-scale offshore wind farm, global supply chain issues and rising commodities prices have stalled a second project.


Vineyard Wind has withdrawn its construction and operation plans from the federal permitting process, suddenly throwing the future into limbo for the consortium.

The 151-foot vessel GO Liberty is conducting a geophysical survey of waters east and south of Martha's Vineyard for Mayflower Wind.