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Big MHI Vestas test wind turbine on fire

A test version of MHI Vestas' V164 turbine, the world's most powerful wind turbine at 9 megawatts, has caught fire.

COPENHAGEN - A test version of MHI Vestas' V164 turbine, the world's most powerful wind turbine at 9 megawatts, has caught fire at a test centre in the west of Denmark. The turbine stands 722 feet with a rotor diameter of 164 meters (538 feet). 

"Our technicians and experts will look into what has caused the fire," a Vestas spokesman told Reuters, declining to comment further.

The V164 model is MHI Vestas' top model designed to challenge Siemens Gamesa <SGREN.MC>, the market leader in the growing offshore market.

MHI Vestas is a joint venture of Japan'sMitsubishi Heavy Industries and Denmark's Vestas.


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AUG 4 2017
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