28 Jan '14, 8am

One #V164-8.0 MW is capable of supplying electricity for 7,500 average European households

“We have now completed the production, testing, and installation of the V164-8.0 MW as planned, thanks to the team’s intense effort during a time when Vestas has reduced its investments and lowered fixed costs. We now look forward to evaluating the turbine’s performance on site,” says Vestas’ Chief Technology Officer Anders Vedel. The turbine, installed at the Danish National Test Centre for Large Wind Turbines in Østerild, will be closely monitored in the coming months to further validate reliability and energy output. The turbine’s installation is a key milestone towards ensuring maximum business case certainty for customers investing in offshore wind. The V164-8.0 MW will be the flagship product for the offshore joint venture between Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. “The V164-8.0 MW delivers industry-leading power output, based on Vestas’ proven technology soluti...

Full article: http://www.vestas.com/en/publications/2014/january/140128...

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