Later this summer, the 11 most powerful wind turbines yet installed at sea will begin turning over Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, marking the end of one of the longest-running sagas in the industry’s history — this is the ground-breaking project that Donald Trump spent years trying to stop — and pointing the way forward to a new chapter in the sector’s offshore adventure.

At 93.2MW, the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) is small by today’s standards in the North Sea.