An oil refinery in northern Germany wants to turn excess wind power into green hydrogen to replace natural gas and produce synthetic fuels for aviation.
Equinor and Orsted will lead a new group formed to tackle climate change by accelerating the deployment of offshore renewable energy technology.
Petrofac has hailed the start of power generation from a major offshore wind project in Germany.
Petrofac has been awarded work on a second platform at a windfarm in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Dutch power grid operator TenneTIPO said building an island in the North Sea surrounded by windfarms could help to deliver more low-carbon power to European nations.