Delhi Metro’s New Solar Sound Barriers Will Not Only Cut Noise but Also Generate Electricity!


Delhi Metro’s New Solar Sound Barriers Will Not Only Cut Noise but Also Generate Electricity!

Taking another step in its bid to embrace alternative energy, the Delhi Metro is going to install solar sound barriers on its elevated corridors that would generate electricity!

As a pilot project, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be installing these solar sound barriers that reduce noise considerably on the viaduct between its upcoming Okhla Vihar and Jasola Vihar metro stations under the Magenta Line of  Phase-III.

This is the first time a metro rail network in India is using such installations, which are common in the European countries like Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France and Italy. Solar sound barriers like these are also put up along highways as well as railway tracks. Read More…

Credit By : The betterindia.com

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