- Published: 05 April 2018 05 April 2018
Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has announced its plans to expand into the US offshore wind market. The company has begun development and construction of several key assets.
AEG has announced a building plan featuring the following:
- Jack-Up vessels capable of installing the newest generation of 10 and 12 MW turbines
- Cable ships capable of installing both the medium and high voltage marine cables
- Service Operations Vessels to provide large-scale accommodation at sea for workers
- A fleet of Crew Transfer assets, both vessels & helicopters
The company expects to create over 4,000 jobs in the coming years. Offshore wind farms in the United States have to be compliant with a law known as the “Jones Act.” The Jones Act requires the use of US- built vessels owned and operated by US citizens, and manned by US citizens in certain circumstances.