Vestas and ZF Wind Power Launch First Serially Produced EnVentus Powertrain
With a contribution of more than 85 percent of renewable electricity by 2050, renewables will be the largest driver for change in the global energy transition according to the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA (Global Energy Transformation Study 2019). Wind remains a competitive energy source and will collaborate with other main renewable energy sources.
The EnVentus powertrain guarantees an output of up to 6.0 MW and is developed and tested at the facilities of ZF Wind Power in Lommel. With this strategic partnership, both partners leverage their respective advantages in engineering, innovation and market experience, while jointly producing high-reliable and cost competitive wind turbine technology for the fast-growing wind market, says Tommy Rahbek Nielsen, COO of Vestas.
As a result of its constant dedication to new technological innovations, ZF Wind Power built the powertrain which is the first of its kind in the global wind industry. Its innovative, modular design and intelligent concept manifests ZF’s position as a global leader in the development of next generation wind turbine gearbox technology, says Mitja Schulz, Head of ZF Wind Power.
Nov 12, 2020 at 21:11