News & Project Updates

CDC Announces Expanded Port Operations at Brayton Point

June 17, 2019
CDC believes expanding port operations at Brayton Point will be key to attracting new industrial and manufacturing tenants and will bring favorable economic impacts to the region.
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Ex-Coal Plant Site Chosen for Offshore Wind Hub

May 16, 2019
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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Coal Towers Tumble to Make Way for Offshore Wind Hub

May 7, 2019
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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Opinion: Brayton Point site an example of state program at work

December 10, 2018
Gov. Charlie Baker often says our economy is firing on all cylinders. Massachusetts currently has more people working than at any time in our history. Businesses continue to relocate, expand and start up in the Commonwealth. And we’ve benefited from sustained job growth by adding more than 200,000 jobs since...
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Demolition Underway at Retired Brayton Point Power Station

September 28, 2018
Commercial Development Company Inc. (CDC) has announced that demolition is currently underway at the retired Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Massachusetts. Once the largest coal-fired power plant in New England, Brayton Point Power Station was purchased in early 2018 by Brayton Point LLC, an affiliate of CDC.
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FORBES: Retired Coal Plant Site To Help Launch East Coast Offshore Wind Industry

April 5, 2018
On May 31st 2017, after over half a century of operation, the boilers of the 1,600 megawatt (MW) Brayton Point power plant in Somerset Massachusetts went silent. No more coal clattered down the chutes. No more billowing clouds of smoke streamed out of aging stacks. No more steam poured out of...
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CDC Announces Purchase of Brayton Point Power Station, Plans Sustainable Redevelopment

January 22, 2018
Commercial Development Company Inc. (CDC) today announced the purchase of the retired Brayton Point Power Station from Dynegy Inc. As part of the transaction, Brayton Point LLC purchased real estate assets and assumed responsibility for legacy environmental liabilities associated with the site and its former operators. Environmental Liability Transfer, Inc. (ELT) facilitated...
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