Gallery: The Enessere Hercules Wind Turbine Generates Wind Energy in Fi...

 

Wind energy is one of the cleanest, most reliable sources of renewable energy out there, but there’s one strike against it: Most wind turbines aren’t exactly the most attractive sight. But for anyone who says that wind energy can’t match form to function, feast your eyes on the Enessere Hercules wind generator, which was designed by Terry Glenn Phipps. With curved wooden blades, the 23-foot-tall wind turbine looks more like a sculpture than other more utilitarian wind turbines, and because of its clever design, it can harness the power of wind coming from any direction.

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  1. David Warner November 7, 2012 at 10:34 am

    This’s simply cool. What a number of great designs are coming up for wind turbines? First, I learned about Energy Ball Wind Turbine and now, Hercules Wind Turbines. I think the future of harnessing energy using wind power is so bright.

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