Lions and tigers and wind power

These river otters now live in a home powered by wind energy.
Lions and tigers and wind power

There’s a new exhibit coming to the Detroit Zoo: wind power.

The zoo recently announced a wind power purchase agreement that will supply enough electricity to power all of its operations. The move was part of its larger effort to limit environmental impacts and waste.

Detroit Zoological Society executive director and CEO Ron Kagan said, “Our hope is to inspire others to look to clean, renewable energy sources.”

So the next time you go to see the polar bears, camels or giraffes, know their habitats are powered with clean, affordable wind energy.

Read more about the exciting news here: http://bit.ly/1jYXzLS.


Greg is AWEA's Deputy Director of Communications. He is the head editor and writer for Into the Wind, and oversees AWEA's online content and opinion writing. Greg holds a Master's degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University's School of International Service. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Journalism from Lehigh University.

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