KW6 Wind Turbine

Island of Westray

Product Details

Kingspan Wind KW6 is the most popular turbine in our range, regarded by many as the turbine of choice. It is ideally suited as a rural domestic wind turbine for farmers, land owners and light industrial applications.
The KW6 is fully tested & certified to international standards (MCS, SWCC & NREC) and is the UK's bestselling small wind turbine.

KW6’s intelligent design ensures consistently high performance in all wind speeds. Our unique over-speed protection system ensures continuous energy generation in all wind speeds, thus increasing the return on your investment. No need to shut down in high winds!


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Technical Information
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  • No gear box - greater efficiency!
  • Minimal visual impact - available in three color options, White, Black or Grey - which can be specified depending on local planning requirements.
  • Anti-over-speed control - no requirement to shut down in high winds.
  • Designed to operate in any wind speed - high performance is maintained even in the fiercest storms.
  • 5-year Parts and Labor warranty as standard
  • Low cost of ownership - Minimal servicing requirement.
Peak Power 6.1kW**
Reference Annual Energy (RAE) 8,950 kWh @ 5m/s
Applications Rural Domestic, Smallholding, Agricultural, Commercial, Telecoms,Public Sector, Remote Islands
Solutions Grid Tied, Battery Charging, 48V DC – 300V DC, Direct Heating
Grid Connection Options Single / Dual / Three Phase
Architecture Downwind, 3 Bladed, Self Regulating
Rotor 5.6m diameter, 200RPM at Rated Power. Thrust 10kN
Blade Material Glass Thermoplastic Composite
Generator Type Brushless Direct Drive Permanent Magnet
Tower Heights 9m / 11m / 15m / 20m (Taper Fit Monopole -Hydraulic Options Available)
Foundation Options Pad / Root / Rock Anchor Options
Cut In Speed 2.5 m/s
Cut Out Speed None - Continuous Operation
Survival Wind Speed Independently Tested to Class 2 (59.5m/s)
Warranty 5-Year Standard
Cold Climate Options Available on Request
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