In an announcement rich with symbolism, transmission developer Anbaric said it will spend $650 million to build a delivery hub for offshore wind at Brayton Point, the former site of New England’s largest coal-fired plant.
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CDC is now turning the site into the Brayton Point Commerce Center, which it calls “a world class logistics port, manufacturing hub, and support center” for the offshore wind sector.
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Gov. Charlie Baker often says our economy is firing on all cylinders. Massachusetts currently has more people working than at...
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Commercial Development Company Inc. (CDC) has announced that demolition is currently underway at the retired Brayton Point Power Station in...
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Redevelopment Timeline

June 2017: Brayton Point Power Station Ceases Power Production


January 2018: Commercial Development Company, Inc (CDC) Acquires Retired Brayton Point Power Station


February 2018: Asbestos Abatement, Decontamination, and Removal of Universal Waste


September 2018: Demolition Begins / Expected to continue through 2019


April 27, 2019: Target Date for Implosion of Cooling Towers


Summer 2019: Site Grading and Preparation Work for New Development Begins

Since purchasing the retired Brayton Point Power Station in early 2018, Commercial Development Company, Inc. (CDC) affiliate Brayton Point LLC has been engaged in an extensive repositioning process designed to bring the retired power plant out of blight and back to productive reuse.


For 50 years, Brayton Point was home to a coal-fired power plant that generated 1600 MW for electricity to local homes and businesses and was a source of good paying jobs and tax revenue. This redevelopment project is intended to return Brayton Point to a state of productivity and growth by utilizing many of the same attributes that made the site successful in the past – 300 acres of waterfront property, a deep water port, and access to a strong local talent pool.


Brayton Point is uniquely positioned to support the emerging offshore wind energy sector due to its proximity to offshore wind energy tracts in the Atlantic Ocean, a deep water port, access to major highway transportation, and public support for energy diversification. For these reasons, it is anticipated that Brayton Point will be utilized as a logistics, manufacturing, and support center for offshore wind and other industries.



34-Foot Deep Water Port

Brayton Point is equipped with a 34’ deep water port capable of berthing large trans-Atlantic vessels. Previously used for coal, it will now be used as manufacturing and logistical support for offshore wind and other industries.

Rare Opportunity for New Industrial Development

With an unmatched amount of waterfront industrial real estate in Southeast Massachusetts, Brayton Point represents a rare opportunity for development found few other places in New England.

Proximity to Offshore Wind and Major Transportation

The Brayton Point is located 37 nautical miles from offshore wind areas, 50 miles from the MassCEC’s Wind Technology Testing Center, and has excellent transportation access to I-195 and Route 24.

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