V120-2.2 MW™

The V120-2.2 MW™ optimises park level production under stable low to medium wind conditions.

V120-2.2 MW™  at a glance

Vestas' V120-2.2 MW™ is built on the successful installation of more than 54 GW of the 2 MW turbines. The V120-2.2 MW™ is built to generate more energy in stable low to medium wind conditions, achieving AEP improvements of up to 14%*.

With its 19 %* larger swept area , the V120-2.2 MW™ is harvesting more energy from available wind and setting a new benchmark for park level LCoE performance.

This latest extension to the globally trusted 2 MW platform combines advanced aerodynamic engineering with deep, insight-based operational data to aggressively drive down the cost of energy where it matters - at park level. On a MW constrained site, the V120-2.2 MW™ benefits from larger rotors, delivering a more stable energy production with a higher power output at lower wind speeds. Ultimately, this means higher certainty in power performance.

*Compared to the V110-2.0 MW®
**Site dependent; compared to V110-2.0 MW®

  • High Wind Operation 
  • Power Mode (site specific)
  • Condition Monitoring System
  • Vestas Ice Detection
  • Smoke Detection
  • Vestas Shadow Flicker Control System
  • Low Temperature Operation to -30˚C
  • Aviation Lights
  • Aviation Markings on the Blades
  • Vestas InteliLight™
  • Vestas Bat Protection System


The Vestas Performance and Diagnostics Centre monitors more than 44,000 turbines worldwide. We use this information to continually develop and improve our products and services.


Finding the right turbine for your wind site is key. The V120-2.2 MW™ IEC IIB/IEC S is designed for low to medium wind sites with low turbulence.

+54 GW

The performance and reliability of the 2 MW platform has been proven with more than 54 GW installed worldwide since 2000.

Technical specifications

Power regulation operational data
Pitch regulated with variable speed
Rated power
2,000 kW/2,200 kW
Cut-in wind speed
Cut-out wind speed
Re cut-in wind speed
Wind class
Standard operating temperature range
from -20°C* to 45°C

110.5 dB*
* Serrated trailing edges available to reduce sound power level

Rotor diameter
Swept area
11,310 m2
Aerodynamic brake
full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders

Height for transport
4 m
Height installed (incl. CoolerTop®)
5.4 m
10.4 m
3.5 m

50/60 Hz
4-pole (50 Hz)/6-pole (60 Hz) doubly fed generator, slip rings

one planetary stage and two helical stages

Hub heights
80 m (IEC S), 92 m (IEC S), 122 m (IEC S)

Max. transport height
Max. transport width
Max. transport length

Max. chord
Max. weight per unit for transportation
70 tonnes

Carbon Footprint
6.8g CO2e/kWh
Return on energy break-even
7 months
Lifetime return on energy
32 times
Recyclability rate
Configuration 118m hub height and wind class IECS. Depending on site-specific conditions

2 MW Platform

Our 2 MW platform provides industry-leading reliability, serviceability and availability and is one of the most trusted platforms in the industry. The platform is built on technology that has been proven in the field over more than a decade.

With the latest addition of rotor sizes, the 2 MW platform offers a competitive selection of turbines for all wind segments. The platform’s predictability allows customers to forecast confidently, while the tried-and-tested design ensures energy production at the lowest possible cost on low, medium 

and high-wind onshore sites, even in extreme weather conditions.

In addition, remote monitoring and easy servicing keep operational costs at a minimum, while its highly-tested components and power and control systems enhance reliability.

With more than 55 GW of the 2 MW turbines installed since 2000, the 2 MW platform has become one of the most popular platforms in our portfolio, making it an obvious choice for customers looking to get the most out of their investment.



 V120-2.0 MW™ prototype installed

The V120-2.0 MW prototype was installed at the Lem Kær wind park in Western Jutland, Denmark, producing the first kilowatt hour of electricity in 2018. An extensive test and verification programme ensured reliability before full-scale production and first deliveries. The turbine at Lem Kær was converted into a V120-2.2 MW prototype in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Having announced the V120-2.0 MW turbine in the spring of 2017, the upgraded V120-2.2 MW includes a stronger gearbox and reinforced blades that strengthen performance in higher wind and turbulence conditions.

Related products

V110-2.0 MW™

The V110-2.0 MW® IEC IIIA delivers a notable rotor-to-generator ratio producing a remarkable capacity and yield at low- and medium-wind sites. Optimised with the Vestas OptiStop pitch control strategy it is the ideal choice in low- and medium wind.

V100-2.0 MW®

The V100-2.0 MW® IEC IIB turbine features the Vestas OptiStop pitch control strategy to maximise your output on low to medium wind sites.

V90-2.0 MW™

The V90-2.0 MW™ is suited for high wind sites with rotor size constraints.