V42
Wind Turbine

Wind turbine maintenance is essential if you wish to ensure that your turbine gets the 20 to 25-year lifespan it is capable of achieving. To neglect your turbine is to neglect your investment and it could prove very costly further down the line.

Turbine Information

Overview

The Vestas V42 Model is an upwind, three bladed wind turbine rated at 600KW.

Performance

The turbine is a variable speed 600KW generator operated & regulated by a variable pitch control. The power unit consists of an asynchronous generator.

Wind Class

IIA

Annual Energy Production

The annual energy production (AEP) is given for a generic site with a weibull distribution factor (K=2) and a power curve corresponding to the above mentioned conditions.

EVO 100 Technical Specification

Generator Rating

600kW

Rotor Speed

29 RPM Nominal

Survival wind speed

50 m/s

Cut-in wind speed

4 m/s

Rotor Diameter

42.4 m

Rotor Orientation

Upwind

No. of Blades

3

Swept Area

336.36 m2

Control System

Pitch controlled

Gearbox

Yes, Planetary/helical

Generator

Asynchronous

Yaw Control

Active

Tower Height

40 – 50 m

Tower

Conical Steel

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