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Published: Monday, 10/28/2013

BUSINESS BRIEF

Groundbreaking today 
for Zoo’s solar array

BLADE STAFF

A groundbreaking will be held today for a 2-megawatt solar array from which the Toledo Zoo will buy enough power to supply about 30 percent of its electricity needs.

Walbridge-based Rudolph/ Libbe Inc. will design and build the project on a 22-acre brownfield site off the Anthony Wayne Trail northeast of the zoo.

Rudolph/ Libbe said the project will create about 60 construction jobs. Local union labor will be used.

The project is to be completed by mid-2014.



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