MHI Vestas launches 9.5 MW turbine

9 June 2017

MHI Vestas has officially launched an upgraded version of its V164 offshore wind turbine.

The company says that the new 9.5 MW platform is available now and signals its “relentless drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind”.

The V164-9.5 MW unit will be the world’s most powerful serially-produced wind turbine and was launched at Offshore Wind 2017 in London. The upgrade was achieved with “only minimal design changes”, said Torben Hvid Larsen, Chief Technology Officer at MHI Vestas, including a redesigned gearbox and cooling system upgrades.

The V164 platform is already operating off the coast of the UK at the 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, which was fully commissioned earlier this year.

The V164 will also be installed at Dong Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany, as well as the Norther project in Belgium and the UK’s Walney Extension West project.



Linkedin Linkedin   
Privacy Policy
We have updated our privacy policy. In the latest update it explains what cookies are and how we use them on our site. To learn more about cookies and their benefits, please view our privacy policy. Please be aware that parts of this site will not function correctly if you disable cookies. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy unless you have disabled them.