Why hasn't someone thought of this earlier? The Cincinnati Zoo has installed solar cells over about 800 spaces of its 1,000-car parking lot. The cells will generate enough electricity for about 20 percent of the zoo's power needs. And zoo visitors will return to cooler cars at the end of their visit.

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KelsiDayle says:

Great idea! Not only is this installation of solar panels great for limiting the zoo's dependence on fossil fuels and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions, it's also reducing heat pollution of water (caused as it runs across heated blacktop).

posted on Tue, 03/29/2011 - 12:10pm

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