Let’s hide wind turbines under bridges

The spaces under our highway infrastructure are the perfect place to gather extra wind power. As wind power quickly spreads—thanks to the fact that it’s now cheaper than coal in some places—it usually ends up in sprawling wind farms. But some designers are hoping that it will start to show up in a more unlikely spot: under bridges. Architects first proposed the idea a few years ago in Italy, as the government considered what to…

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Let’s hide wind turbines under bridges

The spaces under our highway infrastructure are the perfect place to gather extra wind power. As wind power quickly spreads—thanks to the fact that it’s now cheaper than coal in some places—it usually ends up in sprawling wind farms. But some designers are hoping that it will start to show up in a more unlikely spot: under bridges. Architects first proposed the idea a few years ago in Italy, as the government considered what to…

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