The V162-6.2 MW™ is designed for low to medium wind sites and has extensive application in high wind speeds.

V162-6.2 MW™ at a glance

With a swept area of over 20,000m², the V162-6.2 MW™ applies the largest rotor size in the Vestas portfolio to achieve industry-leading energy production paired with a high capacity factor.

Due to the large operational envelope, the V162-6.2 MW™ is relevant for low to medium wind speeds and has extensive applicability in high average wind speeds. 

With a standard Sound Power Level of 104.8dB(A) and up to 30 percent higher energy production than the V150-4.2 MW™, the V162-6.2 MW™ establishes a new benchmark in competitiveness.

Options 
available for the 

V162-6.2 MW™ IEC S

  • Condition Monitoring System
  • Oil Debris Monitoring System
  • Service Personnel Lift
  • Low Temperature Operation to -30°C
  • Vestas Ice Detection™
  • Vestas Anti-Icing System™
  • Vestas Shadow Flicker Control System
  • Aviation Lights
  • Aviation Markings on the Blades
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Vestas Bat Protection System
  • Lightning Detection System
  • Power Optimised Modes

6.2 MW

Connecting proven system designs from the 2 MW, 4 MW, and 9 MW platforms, EnVentus™ variants feature a nominal rating of 6.2 MW with additional power optimised modes.

IEC S

The V162-6.2 MW™ IEC S is designed for low to medium wind sites, with extensive application in high wind speeds.

40 years

With more than 160 GW of wind turbine capacity installed and 40 years of experience in relentlessly pursuing performance improvements, EnVentus™ is Vestas' next generation in the evolution of wind turbines.

Technical specifications

Power regulation operational data
Pitch regulated with variable speed
Rated power
6,200kW
Cut-in wind speed
3m/s
Cut-out wind speed
25m/s
Wind class
IEC S
Standard operating temperature range
from -20°C* to +45°C

SOUND POWER
Maximum
104.8dB(A)**

ROTOR
Rotor diameter
162m
Swept area
20,612m2
Aerodynamic brake
full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders

ELECTRICAL
Frequency
50/60 Hz
Converter
full scale

GEARBOX
Type
two planetary stages

TOWER
Hub heights
119m (IEC S/DIBt S), 125m (IEC S), 166m (IEC S/DIBt S), 169m (DIBtS

SUSTAINABILITY METRICS
Carbon Footprint
6.1g CO2e/kWh
Return on energy break-even
6 months
Lifetime return on energy
39 times
Recyclability rate
88%
Configuration 166m hub height and wind class IECS. Depending on site-specific conditions

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V150-6.0 MW™

The V150-6.0 MW™ lifts the larger rotor introduced with V150-4.2 MW™ into stronger wind speeds. Combined with its higher generator rating, it increases the production potential at turbine level by more than 20 percent compared to V150-4.2 MW™ in medium wind speed conditions.

4 MW

V150-4.2 MW™

With the V150-4.2 MW™ Vestas leads onshore wind power to new heights. It has a wind turbine blade size of 73.7 meters and a wind turbine height of 150 meters.

V136-4.2 MW™

The V136-4.2 MW™ is designed for medium wind sites. It boosts performance by 11 percent compared to V136-3.45 MW™