Vestas V42-500

500,00 kW
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Rated power:500.0 kW
Flexible power ratings:-
Cut-in wind speed:3.0 m/s
Rated wind speed:14.5 m/s
Cut-out wind speed:25.0 m/s
Survival wind speed:52.0 m/s
Wind zone (DIBt):-
Wind class (IEC):-


Diameter:42.0 m
Swept area:1,357.0 m²
Number of blades:3
Rotor speed, max:30.0 U/min
Tipspeed:66 m/s
Power density 1:368.5 W/m²
Power density 2:2.7 m²/kW

Gear box



Speed, max:1,650.0 U/min
Voltage:690.0 V
Grid connection:thyristor
Grid frequency:50 Hz


Hub height:40.5/53 m
Type:steel tube
Corrosion protection:painted


Single blade:1.2 t
Hub:4.8 t
Rotor:8.4 t
Nacelle:17.3 t
Tower, max:41.0 t
Total weight:67.0 t



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The wind turbine V42-500 is a production of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a manufacturer from Denmark. This manufacturer has been in business since 1979.

The rated power of Vestas V42-500 is 500,00 kW. At a wind speed of 3 m/s, the wind turbine starts its work. the cut-out wind speed is 25 m/s.

The rotor diameter of the Vestas V42-500 is 42 m. The rotor area amounts to 1.357 m². The wind turbine is equipped with 3 rotor blades. The maximum rotor speed is 30 U/min.

The Vestas V42-500 is fittet with a planetary/spur gearbox. The gearbox has 3 stages. Manufacturer of the transmission is Hansen.

In the generator, Vestas Wind Systems A/S sets to induction. The manufacturer has used one generator for the V42-500. The maximum speed of the generator is 1.650 U/min. The voltage amounts to 690 V. At the mains frequency, the V42-500 is at 50 Hz.

In the construction of the tower, the manufacturer uses steel tube. As corrosion protection for the tower Vestas focuses on painted. Manufacturer of the tower is CAL/Roug.

Unfortunately there are no photos available for this wind turbine. There are no models for this wind turbine. Power data for the V42-500 of Vestas are not stored in the system.

The Vestas V42-500 has been listed since 06.10.2017. The last modification of the master data was made on 05.11.2019.

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