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The race to launch the world’s first 8MW wind turbine was won last month by Vestas when the 80-metre-long blades on its gargantuan V164 prototype began to arc through the winter air at the Danish national testing centre in Østerild.

IN DEPTH: The 8MW era begins

The race to launch the world’s first 8MW wind turbine was won last month by Vestas when the 80-metre-long blades on its gargantuan V164 prototype began to arc through the winter air at the Danish national testing centre in Østerild.

The race to launch the world’s first 8MW wind turbine was won last month by Vestas when the 80-metre-long blades on its gargantuan V164 prototype began to arc through the winter air at the Danish national testing centre in Østerild.