The V172-7.2 MW™ is designed for low to medium wind conditions and offers expanded site applicability through flexible ratings.
V172-7.2 MW™ at a glance
The V172-7.2 MW™ improves Annual Energy Production by 12% in low wind conditions through enhancements in powertrain and power conversion systems. Flexible ratings of 6.5 MW, 6.8 MW and 7.2 MW combined with available CoolerTop options expands the site applicability across cold and hot climates.
Designed with full value chain in mind, the V172-7.2 MW™ realises improved transportability of the nacelle unit, as well as the flexibility to service and upgrades over the turbine’s operational lifetime.
available for the
V172-7.2 MW™ IEC S
- 6.5 MW Operational Mode
- 6.8 MW Operational 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 Shadow Flicker Control System
- Aviation Lights
- Aviation Markings on the Blades
- Fire Suppression System
- Vestas Bat Protection System
- Lightning Detection System
POWER REGULATION OPERATIONAL DATA
*Site specific towers available on request
Configuration: HH=166m, Vavg=7.5m/s, k=2.48. Depending on site-specific conditions. Metrics are based on a preliminary stream-lined analysis. An externally-verified Lifecycle Assessment will be made publicly available on vestas.com once finalised.
Connecting proven system designs from the 2 MW, 4 MW, and 9 MW platforms, the V172-7.2 MW™ features three flexible ratings of 7.2 MW, 6.8 MW & 6.5 MW.
The V172-7.2 MW™ is designed for low to medium wind sites combined with extreme wind speeds of up to 39.5m/s.
With more than 160 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.