V162-6.2 MW™

The V162-6.2 MW™ is designed for low to medium wind sites and has extensive application in high wind speeds.

V162-6.2 MW™ at a glance

With a swept area of over 20,000m², the V162-6.2 MW™ applies the largest rotor size in the Vestas portfolio to achieve industry-leading energy production paired with a high capacity factor.

Due to the large operational envelope, the V162-6.2 MW™ is relevant for low to medium wind speeds and has extensive applicability in high average wind speeds. 

With a standard Sound Power Level of 104.8dB(A) and up to 30 percent higher energy production than the V150-4.2 MW™, the V162-6.2 MW™ establishes a new benchmark in competitiveness.

Options
available for the

V162-6.2 MW™ IEC S

  • Condition Monitoring System
  • Oil Debris Monitoring System
  • Service Personnel Lift
  • Low Temperature Operation to -30°C
  • Vestas Ice Detection™
  • Vestas Anti-Icing System™
  • Vestas InteliLight®
  • Vestas Shadow Detection System
  • Aviation Lights
  • Aviation Markings on the Blades
  • Fire Suppression System
  • Vestas Bat Protection System
  • Lightning Detection System
  • Power Optimised Modes

6.2 MW

Connecting proven system designs from the 2 MW, 4 MW, and 9 MW platforms, EnVentus™ variants feature a nominal rating of 6.2 MW.

IEC S

The V162-6.2 MW™ IEC S is designed for low to medium wind sites, with extensive application in high wind speeds.

40 years

With more than 140 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.

Technical specifications

Power regulation operational data
Pitch regulated with variable speed
Rated power
6,200kW
Cut-out wind speed
3m/s
Cut-out wind speed
25m/s
Wind class
IEC S
Standard operating temperature range
from -20°C* to +45°C

SOUND POWER
Maximum
104.8dB(A)**

ROTOR
Rotor diameter
162m
Swept area
20,612m2
Aerodynamic brake
full blade feathering with 3 pitch cylinders

ELECTRICAL
Frequency
50/60 Hz
Converter
full scale

GEARBOX
Type
two planetary stages

TOWER
Hub heights
119m (IEC S/DIBt S), 125m (IEC S), 166m (IEC S/DIBt S), 169m (DIBtS

SUSTAINABILITY METRICS
Carbon Footprint
7.8 g CO2e (per plant/kWh)
Return on energy break-even
7.8 months
Lifetime return on energy
30.5 times
Recyclability rate
88%

AEP Curve

EnVentus™ platform

The EnVentus™ platform is the result of meticulous and careful evaluation of an unbroken line of Vestas technology solutions. With more than 145 GW of wind turbine capacity installed and 40 years of experience in relentlessly pursuing better performance through technology and service, EnVentus™ is Vestas' next generation in the evolution of wind turbines.

Introduced in 2019, the EnVentus™ platform architecture connects proven system designs from the 2 MW platform, 4 MW platform and 9 MW platform turbine technology. The result is one versatile platform architecture that delivers a higher level of robustness and performance with the ability to create an even more finely matched combination of turbines to harness available wind energy in any specific location.

Through advanced modularity in design, EnVentus™ aims to meet customisation needs more efficiently. The wide range of standard hub heights, options, and modes of operation contribute to the ability to meet project specific requirements.

Related products

V150-6.0 MW™

The V150-6.0 MW™ lifts the larger rotor introduced with V150-4.2 MW™ into stronger wind speeds. Combined with its higher generator rating, it increases the production potential at turbine level by more than 20 percent compared to V150-4.2 MW™ in medium wind speed conditions.

V150-4.2 MW™

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 V150-4.2 MW™ stretches nearly a quarter of a kilometer into the air.

V136-4.2 MW™

The V136-4.2 MW™ is designed for medium wind sites. It boosts performance by 11 percent compared to V136-3.45 MW™