MCD has won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 Gold, Project Solego 2.0
MCD has won the highest distinction – the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 Gold – and is now one of the top winners of the world-renowned design label.
From almost 11,000 submissions from 57 countries, only the 73 most outstanding design achievements were honored with Gold. Never before has this honor been as exclusive and valuable as this year!
Convincing concept purposefully designed
Solego 2.0 won over the 132-member jury, made up of independent experts from all over the world, with its benefit to supply places cut off from the energygrid with solar energy. The winning product won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 Gold in the discipline Professional Concept, in the Product Concepts category.
The jury justified its decision as follows:
»This design concept can play an important part in sustainable development by bringing electrical power to places where grid infrastructure is lacking. We like the simplicity and purposeful design language as well as the choice of materials, including biopolymers, recyclable aluminum, and rare-earth-metal-free batteries.«
Since 2018 is SolarWorX a constantly growing team with the aim to provide reliable, affordable and sustainable solar energy solutions to rural entrepreneurs and private households. With our professional experience and passion in off-grid energy and management we believe in scalable solar-energy for emerging countries.
About Solego 2.0
Especially in rural Africa, many people and their businesses are cut off from the energy grid. When electricity is needed, many resort to environmentally harmful diesel generators. »Solego« is the smart alternative. The modular solar system from Solarworx uses what is available in abundance: sunlight. This feeds the batteries, which supply numerous devices with green energy.
About the iF DESIGN AWARD
Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, bestows the iF DESIGN AWARD on the best submissions. Since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD has been recognized as an arbiter of quality for exceptional design. The iF label is renowned worldwide for outstanding design services and one of the most important design prizes in the world.
Submissions are awarded in the following disciplines: Product, Packaging, Communication and Service Design, Architecture and Interior Architecture, Professional Concepts, User Experience (UX) as well as User Interface (UI). All awarded entries are featured on the iF Design Website and in the iF Design App.