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V136-4.2 MW™ at a Glance

The V136-4.2 MW™ is designed for medium wind sites. It boosts performance by 11 percent compared to V136-3.45 MW and reaches a class leading 103.9 dB(A) max sound power level, enabling permitting and realisation of wind projects in sound critical areas.


Options available for the V136-4.2 MW™ IEC IIB/IEC S

Vestas | Options available for the V126-3.3 MW™ IEC IIIA
  • High Wind Operation
  • Power Optimised Mode up to 4.2 MW (site specific)
  • Load Optimised Mode down to 3.6 MW
  • Condition Monitoring System
  • Service Personnel Lift
  • Vestas Ice Detection
  • Low Temperature Operation to -30°C
  • Fire Suppression
  • Shadow Detection
  • Increased Cut-In
  • Nacelle Hatch for Air Inlet
  • Aviation Lights
  • Aviation Markings on the Blades
  • Vestas InteliLight™


    Read more about the available options and solutions


4 MW

The Vestas 4 MW platform sets new standards for onshore wind performance within regimes ranging from very strong wind and typhoon conditions to low wind.


IEC IIB/IEC S

The V136-4.2 MW™ IEC IIB/IEC S is designed for medium wind sites.

+21 GW

Customers have ordered more than 21 GW of the 4 MW platform and have already installed over 15 GW.

The V136-4.2 MW™ IEC IIB/IEC S

The V136-4.2 MW™ IEC IIB/IEC S is optimised to deliver high and efficient production in medium-wind conditions.

4MW Brochure

Vestas | The V126-3.3 MW™ IEC IIIA turbine

Technical Specifications

OPERATIONAL DATA
Rated power
4,000 kW
Cut-in wind speed
3 m/s
Cut-out wind speed 25 m/s
Re cut-in wind speed
23 m/s
Wind class
IEC IIB
Standard operating temperature range
from -20°C to +45°C
with de-rating above 30°C*
SOUND POWER
Maximum 


103.9 dB
Sound Optimised Modes dependent on site and country

ROTOR
Rotor diameter
136 m
Swept area
14,527 m2
Air brake full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders
ELECTRICAL
Frequency
50/60 Hz
Converter
full scale
*subject to different temperature options
GEARBOX
Type
two planetary stages and one helical stage
TOWER

Hub heights Site and country specific
NACELLE DIMENSIONS

Height for transport
3.4 m
Height installed (incl. CoolerTop®)
6.9 m
Length
12.8 m
Width
4.2 m
HUB DIMENSIONS
Max. transport height
3.8 m
Max. transport width
3.8 m
Max. transport length
5.5 m
BLADE DIMENSIONS
Length
66.7 m
Max. chord
4.1 m
Max. weight per unit for transportation
70 metric tonnes

AEP Curve


4 MW Platform

 

Our 4 MW platform is designed for a broad range of wind and site conditions, onshore and offshore enabling you to mix turbines across your site or portfolio of sites, delivering industry-leading reliability, serviceability and exceptional energy capture.

The 4 MW platform was introduced in 2010 with the launch of the V112-3.0 MW®. Over 15 GW of the 4 MW platform has been installed all over the world onshore and offshore making it the obvious choice for customers looking for highly flexible and trustworthy turbines.

Rotor diameters range from 105 to 150 meters and the rated output power is up to 4.2 MW. Using well proven technologies like a full-scale converter, the 4 MW platform meets even the most challenging grid requirements providing excellent energy yield in all wind and weather conditions.

Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) are also available to optimise annual energy production on low wind sites.

The 4 MW platform combines Vestas’ proven track record with our continuous efforts to improve and optimise our products, making it the obvious choice for customers looking to combine reliability with performance.


Related Products

V150-4.2 MW™ IEC IIIB/IEC S

With the V150-4.2 MW™ Vestas leads onshore wind power to new heights. With 73.7 meter long blades and the industry’s tallest tower, the V150-4.0/4.2 MW™ stretches nearly a quarter of a kilometer into the air.

V136-3.45 MW® IEC IIIA/IEC IIB

The V136-3.45 MW® IEC IIIA/IEC IIB is the ideal choice for low- and medium-wind sites. The 136 m rotor enables greater wind capture, which in turn produces more energy at a reduced cost.

V126-3.45 MW® IEC IIB/IEC IIA

The V126-3.45 MW® IEC IIB/IEC IIA is the ideal choice for medium-wind sites with high turbulence onshore. The 126 m rotor enables greater wind capture, which in turn produces more energy at a reduced cost.