DPU gives $168m offshore wind bonus to utilities

Healey spokeswoman says decision ‘sets a dangerous precedent’

THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES approved multibillion dollar offshore wind contracts with Vineyard Wind on Friday and, over the objections of Attorney General Maura Healey, authorized the state’s three utilities to collect an additional $168 million from ratepayers just for carrying the contracts on their books. The contract approvals had been expected, both for(...)

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