Liam Boggan used to spend Sunday evenings traipsing to Dublin airport to catch the 9:10 p.m. flight to London for his job at State Street Corp. As Ireland recovers from recession, his commute is now 600 miles shorter.
La Caisse de Depot & Placement du Quebec bought a stake in the world’s biggest offshore wind farm for 644 million pounds ($1.06 billion) as it seeks the steady, long-term returns provided by the industry.
Army disposal experts are drawing on knowhow in handling hazards from improvised explosive devices to unearthed bombs to detect threats to offshore wind projects from millions of tons of World War II-era ordnance dumped at sea.
Radiation from fish and lobsters near the U.K.’s biggest nuclear polluter suggest radioactive material dumped into the sea from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-Ichi power plant isn’t a long-term health threat, scientists said.
Royal Boskalis Westminster NV won a 70 million-euro ($92 million) contract to install turbine foundations at a U.K. wind farm being developed by Iberdrola SA’s ScottishPower Renewables unit and Dong Energy A/S.
Storms that lashed southern England yesterday have closed dozens of railway lines, halted ferry sailings and left airports struggling to restore services as millions of Britons embark on journeys before Christmas.