Originally Posted by shauner111
He was still in the public as "billionaire Bruce" for 5 years, working on the clean energy project until he felt he needed to shut it down. He was a recluse for 3 years.
How do you know that? the way i have interpreted it in the movie, the energy project was always something off camera in the background throughout the whole series. It certainly could have continued developing during Wayne's sulking period.