V162-6.8 MW™

The V162-6.8 MW™ features flexible rating, designed to deliver optimised energy production even with greater temperature and climate variations. 

Designed with full value chain in mind, the V162-6.8 MW™ realises improved transportability of the nacelle unit, as well as the flexibility to service and upgrades over the turbine’s operational lifetime.

V162-6.8 MW™ at a glance

The V162-6.8 MW™ improves Annual Energy Production by up to 7% through enhancements in powertrain and power conversion systems combined with flexible ratings of 6.5 MW, 6.8 MW and 7.2 MW, while maintaining the maximum Sound Power Level at 104.6dB(A) operating at 6.8 MW. 

 

Improved siteability in warm climates is enabled through the optional larger CoolerTop. Designed with full value chain in mind, the V162-6.8 MW™ realises improved transportability of the nacelle unit, as well as the flexibility to service and upgrades over the turbine’s operational lifetime.

Options
available for the

V162-6.8 MW™ IEC S

  • 6.5 MW Power Optimised Mode
  • 7.2 MW Power Optimised Mode
  • Oil Debris Monitoring System
  • High Temperature Cooler Top
  • Service Personnel Lift
  • Low Temperature Operation to -30°C
  • Vestas Ice Detection™
  • Vestas Anti-Icing System™
  • Vestas InteliLight®
  • Vestas Shadow Flicker Control System
  • Aviation Lights
  • Aviation Markings on the Blades
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Vestas Bat Protection System
  • Lightning Detection System

6.8 MW

Connecting proven system designs from the 2 MW, 4 MW, and 9 MW platforms, the V162-6.8 MW™ features a nominal rating of 6.8 MW with additional Power Optimised Modes.

IEC S

The V162-6.8 MW™ is designed for medium to high wind sites combined with extreme wind speeds of up to 41.5m/s.

40 years

With more than 145 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
6,800kW
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
104.6dB(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), 169m (IEC S), 169m (DIBt S)

AEP Curve

EnVentus™ platform

The EnVentus™ platform is the result of meticulous and careful evaluation of an unbroken line of Vestas technology solutions. With more than 145 GW of wind turbine capacity installed and 40 years of experience in relentlessly pursuing better performance through technology and service, EnVentus™ is Vestas' next generation in the evolution of wind turbines.

Introduced in 2019, the EnVentus™ platform architecture connects proven system designs from the 2 MW platform, 4 MW platform and 9 MW platform turbine technology. The result is one versatile platform architecture that delivers a higher level of robustness and performance with the ability to create an even more finely matched combination of turbines to harness available wind energy in any specific location.

Through advanced modularity in design, EnVentus™ aims to meet customisation needs more efficiently. The wide range of standard hub heights, options, and modes of operation contribute to the ability to meet project specific requirements.

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