Assuming Donald Trump’s threats of European legal action are mere bluster, December 2015 at London’s Supreme Court marked the end of the road for his efforts to stop the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) – a campaign that Recharge was reporting as long ago as 2011.

Since then the Republican Presidential pick has spent who knows how much on lawyers, fallen out with former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and become one of the world’s best-known nay-sayers of wind power – all, apparently, in the name of saving the delicate sensibilities of golfers from the sight of a turbine in Aberdeen Bay.