Power is flowing from the £300m ($400m) European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, with Swedish developer Vattenfall reporting the first of the project’s eleven turbines has started exporting to the National Grid.

The 93.2MW array, 14 years in development and delayed by a running battle with Donald Trump, is made up of nine 8.4MW MHI Vestas V164 turbines and a pair of 8.8MWs,