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Cincinnati Zoo: Solar Screw Up!

The Cinci Zoo, “the Greenest Zoo in America”, installed a canopy of 6,400 solar panels to reduce their $700,000 electric bill by 20%. 20% of $700k is $140,000. The solar panel project cost $11 million. That’s right. Eleven. Million. Dollars. They won’t break even for 78.5 years. Does anyone but me think this doesn’t add up? And here is the funniest part: They’re proud of this achievement.