Microphone placed near the Dragaliden wind park


Below you can find a list of both ongoing and completed projects related to sound from turbines that StandUP for Wind's members have been involved in as well as a selection of related publications from StandUP's members.

Ongoing projects

  • SWIP
  • Study of control programs for wind parks (Sponsored by Vindval)
  • Human perception of sound from wind turbines in complex terrain related to sound measurement (Sponsored by Vindval)

Completed projects

  • Ljud från vindkraftverk (Sponsored by Energimyndigheten)
  • Mask I & II (Sponsored by VindForsk)
  • Avancerad modellering av ljudutbredning i komplex terräng (STEM)
  • Hanö (ÅF)
  • Kunskapssammanställning om infra- och lågfrekvent ljud från vindkraftverk (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Störningar från Vindkraftsbuller, en komparativ studie av ljudkvalité (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency)


K. Bolin, M. Almgren, E. Olsson, I Karasalo (2014), Long term estimations of low frequency noise levels over water from an off-shore wind farm,Journal of Acoustical Society of America

K. Bolin, A. Kedhammar, M. E. Nilsson, (2012), The Influence of Background Sounds on Loudness and Annoyance of Wind Turbine Noise, Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 98, 741-748.

K. Bolin, G. Bluhm, G. Eriksson and M. E. Nilsson (2011), Infrasound and low frequency noise from wind turbines: exposure and health effects, Environmental. Reearchs. Letters. 6.

K. Bolin and M. A° bom (2010), Air-borne sound generated by sea waves, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 127, 2771-2779.

K. Bolin, M. E. Nilsson, S. Khan (2010), The Potential of Natural Sounds to Mask Wind Turbine Noise, Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 96,131-137.

K Bolin, M. Bou´e, I. Karasalo (2009), Long range sound propagation over a sea surface, Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 126, 2191-2197.

K. Bolin (2009), Prediction method for wind-induced vegetation noise, Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 75, 607-619.

Larsson, C., Öhlund, O. 2014. Amplitude modulation of sound from wind turbines under various meteorological conditions. Journal of Acoustical Society of America, vol. 135, ss. 67-73

Öhlund, O., Larsson, C. 2014. Meteorological effects on wind turbine sound propagation. Applied Acoustics