Posts tagged: Noise pollution

Solar power generating noise barriers go up in the Netherlands

By: Megan Treacy On a highway near Den Bosch, The Netherlands, a new form of solar technology is being tested on what is usually a mundane piece of infrastructure: a noise barrier. Used to dampen the loud sounds of highway traffic for neighborhoods and businesses located alongside busy roads, noise barriers can improve the quality […]

Turbine-Free Wind Power

Vibro-Wind: Turbine-Free Wind Power Wind power is one of the most sustainable, efficient sources of alternative energy. Its predominant vehicle, however, isn’t without flaws – wind turbines contribute to noise pollution, pose a danger to birds and other species of the … http://bigthink.com/ideas/26597 Tweet