Turbines & Innovations2021-02-10T09:00:16+01:00

The V236-15.0 MW™ Turbine.

Leading performance based on world-class technology: the V236-15.0 MW™

Combining 236m rotor diameter with a 15MW nominal rating, the V236-15.0 MW™ is designed to deliver industry-leading performance and marks Vestas’ re-entry into offshore wind. The next-generation turbine leverages Vestas’ 40+ years of industry experience and draws upon proven concepts used in the EnVentus and 9 MW platforms.

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The V236-15.0 MW wind turbine leverages proven system designs from Vestas’ current onshore and offshore turbine technology, combining certainty with innovation

Configured for worldwide application and engineered for both fixed-bottom and floating installation

15.0 MW rated power, with an operational mode down to 13.6 MW available for site optimisation

Drivetrain solution allows application of load transfer and management best practices, and scales well to potentially grow in performance and output

For a 900 MW wind park, the V236-15.0 MW boosts AEP by five percent with 34 fewer turbines

Powered by advanced, lightweight 115.5m structural shell blades

World’s largest swept area, exceeding 43,000 m2

Side compartments house the proven CubePower converter system, also applied in EnVentus turbines, scaled in a twin-configuration

Providing a capacity factor over 60 percent, offering excellent partial-load production to improve stability

One turbine can power 20,000 European homes

Certified with minimum 25 years design life, and up to 30 years if site conditions allow

  • Largest swept area in the offshore industry – 43,000 m2

  • Powered by advanced 115.5m structural shell blades

  • Based on proven technical solutions from the 9 MW and EnVentus platforms

  • Drivetrain solution allows Vestas to apply load transfer and management best practices

The V174-9.5 MW™ Turbine.

New variant to the 9 MW Platform.

Based on proven technology, track record and field experience, the MHI Vestas 9 MW Platform grows again. The new turbine variant, the V174-9.5 MW™, boasts the industry’s largest commercially proven rotor size and most powerful output.

A trusted choice from day one, built on the proven 9 MW platform and Vestas technology lineage with minimal design changes

Configured for worldwide application and engineered for IEC T

9.5 MW rated power, with an optimal rotor to generator ratio

Rotor diameter of 174 metres

85 m blades with an optimised, load minimising design profile

Each blade weighs 35 tonnes, same as the V164-9.5 MW blade

Swept area of 23,779 m2, more than double the area of the London Eye

The nacelle is 21 m long, 9 m wide and 9 m high, weighing approximately 390 tonnes

Approximate hub height of 110 m

Approximate tip height of 197 m

One turbine can power 9,000 UK homes

V174-9.5 MW™

  • Largest commercially proven rotor size – 174 meters

  • Engineered for IEC class T

  • Based on the proven, trusted and bankable V164 turbine platform

  • Aerodynamically efficient, upgraded blade profile

  • Swept area of 23,779 m2, more than double the area of the London Eye

The V164-10.0 MW™ Turbine.

Reaching an industry milestone.

Built on the track record and proven technology of the 9 MW Platform, the V164-10.0 MW™ is the world’s first commercial double digit offshore wind turbine.

The V164-10.0 MW™ incorporates a stronger gearbox, some minor mechanical upgrades, and a small design change to enhance air flow and increase cooling in the converter. The upgrades ensure that this gentle giant can run at full power, at a site with wind speeds of 10 metres per second, for 25 years.

  • Flanged connected drive train with easy-access key-components
  • Main bearings, coupling, gearbox and generator is possible to lift out separately for service
  • Permanent magnet generator
  • Full scale converter 50/60 Hz at 66 kV nominal voltage
  • Nacelle dimensions: 9.3 m x 20.7 m x 8.8 m (H x L x W)
  • Rotor diameter: 164 m
  • Swept area: 21,124 m2
  • Helihoist platform available

V164-10.0 MW™

  • The world’s first commercial double digit offshore wind turbine

  • Built on the proven and trusted 9 MW Platform

  • Ready for installation from 2021

The V164-9.5 MW™ Turbine.

Higher rated power…minimal design changes.

The V164-9.5 MW™ continues the legacy of the proven V164-8.0MW®. With minimal design changes, such as a redesigned gearbox and cooling system upgrades, the 9.5 MW provides market-leading output levels, low operational costs, cost-efficient installation and built-in reliability.

A proven turbine that can minimise your total cost of energy and maximise the return on your investment.

Flanged connected drive train with easy-access key-components

Main bearings, coupling, gearbox and generator is possible to lift out separately for service

Permanent magnet generator

Full scale converter 50/60 Hz at 33-35 or 66 kV nominal voltage

Nacelle dimensions: 9.3 m x 20.7 m x 8.8 m (H x L x W)

Rotor diameter: 164 m

Swept area: 21,124 m2

Helihoist platform available

V164-9.5 MW™

  • Named Best Offshore Turbine 2017 by Windpower Monthly Magazine

  • Built on the proven and trusted V164 turbine platform

  • Gearbox improvements
  • Cooling system adjustments
  • Power production system upgrades

The V117-4.2 MW™ Turbine.

The blades for the V117-4.0/4.2 MW are developed from the existing and proven 55 m blade of the V112, pictured here.

The compact high wind, high capacity option.
The MHI Vestas Offshore Wind 4 MW platform is designed for a broad range of wind and site conditions and for exceptional energy capture. The V117-4.2 MW™ is designed for extreme wind conditions, making new sites possible for wind energy projects. The turbine strengthens the 4 MW platform’s performance in extreme wind conditions expanding reach into areas with very strong wind.

Full scale converter

Air brake full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders

Cut-in wind speed 3 m/s, cut-out wind speed 25 m/s

Wind class: IEC IB / IEC IIA / IEC S

Rotor diameter: 117 m

Swept area: 10,751 m2

Nacelle dimensions (installed incl. CoolerTop®): 6.8 x 12.8 x 4.0 m H x L x W

Rated power: 4,200 W

Frequency: 50/60 Hz

V117-4.2 MW™

  • A low-risk choice with proven capabilities
  • Global footprint of the 4 MW platform since 2010

  • Reliable technology, excellent energy yield

Innovations & Optimisations

The future is smart. SMART is now.

The MVOW SMART Turbine® products are designed to contribute to business case optimisation by enhancing turbine design assessments, allowing significant cost savings and enabling incisive decision making.

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The MVOW MAX Performance™ products are designed to maximise return on investment, ensuring turbines are always producing at their optimal.

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Optimising the business case through the MVOW MAX Performance® and MVOW SMART Turbine® portfolios

  • Optimal power production

  • Maximise cost savings

  • Enhance turbine design assessments

  • Enable incisive decision making

  • Maximise return on investment