V117-4.2 MW™

The V117-4.2 MW™ is designed for extreme wind conditions, making new sites possible for wind energy projects. 

V117-4.2 MW™ at a glance

The Vestas 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.

The compact high wind, high capacity option

  • 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
  • Reliable technology, excellent energy yield
  • Rotor diameter: 117 m
  • Global footprint of the 4MW platform since 2010
  • 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

Low-risk

choice with proven capabilities

10,751 m2

swept area

IEC IB/IIA/S

wind class

Technical specifications

Power regulation operational data
Pitch regulated with variable speed
Rated power
4,000/4,200 kW
Cut-in wind speed
3m/s
Cut-out wind speed
25m/s
Re cut-in wind speed
23m/s
Wind class
IEC IB-T/IEC IIA-T/IEC S-T
Operating temperature range standard turbine
from -20°C* to +45°C with de-rating above 30°C

SOUND POWER
Maximum
106 dB*
* Sound Optimised Modes dependent on site and country

ROTOR
Rotor diameter
117 m
Swept area
10,751 m2
Aerodynamic brake
full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders

NACELLE DIMENSIONS
Height for transport
3.4 m
Height installed (incl. CoolerTop®)
6.9 m
Length
12.8 m
Width
4.2 m

ELECTRICAL
Frequency
50/60 Hz
Converter
full scale

GEARBOX
Type
two planetary stages and one helical stage

TOWER
Hub heights
84 m (IEC IIA) and 91.5 m (IEC IB)

HUB DIMENSIONS
Max. transport height
3.8m
Max. transport width
3.8m
Max. transport length
5.5m

BLADE DIMENSIONS
Length
57.2m
Max. chord
4m
Max. weight per unit for transportation
70 tonnes

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