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Picture gallery: Vestas installs V164 nacelle

Vestas has installed the nacelle of its V164 prototype atop its 140-metre tower at its testing centre in Denmark.

  • The nacelle ready to be lifted into place

    The nacelle ready to be lifted into place

  • The nacelle being installed on top of the 140-metre tower

    The nacelle being installed on top of the 140-metre tower

  • Once the blades are fitted the prototype will be commissioned

    Once the blades are fitted the prototype will be commissioned

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The commissioning of the turbine is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2014, with preparations now being made to install the three 80-metre blades.

The nacelle is 20 metres long, eight metres wide and eight metres high. It weighs around 390 tonnes including the hub.

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