"A huge Highland wind project has pushed (Scotland) to the top of the European installed capacity league table. The 84-turbine Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm, situated near a former oil field in the Moray Firth, was officially opened by developer SSE Renewables last month. It is able to power up to 450,000 homes in (Scotland). The 588 megawatt (MW) project, when combined with other installed wind farms in the first half of 2019, makes up the lion’s share of the total UK capacity of 931 MW. Across, Europe, 1.9 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind was installed in the first half of the year, up from the 1.1 GW added in the same period in 2018."