Whether uniting the ambitions of the EU and post-Brexit Britain, or the Baltic and the Mediterranean, offshore wind in 2020 staked its claim as Europe’s great shared project.

Major set-piece policy announcements from the EU and UK, and a clutch of statements of intent from as-yet untapped markets, have underlined the potential for offshore deployment to turbocharge output of renewable power and green hydrogen, and aid a Covid economic bounce-back.