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MHI Vestas takes largest wind turbine to the US

The offshore wind turbine manufacturer is investing USD 35 million to test its 9.5-MW turbine, which the manufacturer expects will be used at the first US offshore wind farms.

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MHI Vestas will be testing its largest wind turbine in the US, announces the company.

The offshore wind turbine manufacturer has signed a contract with Clemson University in the US state of South Carolina, which will handle the testing and verification of the gearbox and main bearings on the V164-9.5 MW machine. The investment totals USD 35 million.

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