The ENESSERE Hercules Wind Turbine received the SILVER Design Award 2016 from the Design Center Baden-Württemberg on October 8.
During the international competition, the jury evaluated 227 entries in a wide range of different categories. The product innovations came from Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
The jury selected a total of 68 prize-winners from amongst all the entries submitted. The premium award Focus GOLD for “outstanding design” went to 7 products.
22 products were presented with the Focus SILVER for “above-average design achievements”, whilst 39 products received the Focus Special Mention for “innovative design achievements”.
The ENESSERE Hercules Wind Turbine impressed the jury with its design elements such as the wooden wings, the handcrafted rotor blades and the idea to boost the general acceptance of wind turbines through optimized aesthetics.