On Friday, November 23, an updated version of the decade old 4999 Vestas Wind Turbine set will be released – LEGO Creator Expert 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine. Ahead of the release, LEGO Senior Model Designer Carl Merriam introduces the new set, explaining its unique background and talking through some of the design process.
Vestas is the “world’s leading supplier of energy solutions”, having installed 65,000 wind turbines around the world, and has worked with the LEGO Group on ensuring the model’s design is accurate. One of the updates to the original model is that the Vestas service minifigures feature the company’s logo.
Here is the official product description:
Celebrate green energy innovation with the LEGO Creator Expert 10268 Vestas Wind Turbine. Developed in partnership with Vestas, this detailed, motorized LEGO model captures the elegance and graceful movement of a traditional wind turbine and features a new-for-January 2019 spruce tree, manufactured from sustainably sourced plant-based plastic. At approximately 39” (1m) high, the structure towers above a wooded hill and a house with furnished patio, mailbox, flowers and a white picket fence.