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December 4, 2017

Tacoma zoo wins $50K solar grant

TACOMA — Tacoma Power awarded a $50,000 grant to the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium to help fund a solar project.

The zoo plans to install 86 solar panels on the roof of a building in its Asian Forest Sanctuary area. The panels are expected to produce more than 26,000 kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year and more than $200,000 over their 30-year lifespan.

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