Wyman Unit No. 4 is a 610-megawatt No. 6 oil-fired generating plant located in Yarmouth, Maine.
W.F. Wyman Station, Yarmouth, Maine
In July 2019, after 43 years, MMWEC sold its ownership interests in Wyman Unit 4. See news release here.
Wyman, which began operation in 1978, is the largest unit in the four-unit Wyman Station. The principal owner and operator of Wyman Station is NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a subsidiary of Florida-based FPL Group, Inc. NextEra owns approximately 84.3% of Wyman Unit No. 4. The remaining 15.7 percent of the unit is owned by five other utilities. MMWEC owned approximately 3.7 percent, or about 22 megawatts of the unit’s capacity, until it sold its ownership interests in 2019.
MMWEC’s Wyman Project Participants included 12 Massachusetts municipal utilities based in the communities of Boylston, Holyoke, Hudson, Hull, Littleton, Marblehead, Middleborough, Middleton, North Attleborough, Shrewsbury, Wakefield, and Westfield.