Sheep Are the Solar Industry’s Lawn Mowers of Choice

The laborious job of clearing weeds in solar-panel fields has triggered a welcome boom for American shepherds and their flocks. 

Jobs clearing local flora under and around stretches of solar panels have triggered an unexpected boom for sheepherders, who have found work in the new photovoltaic fields blooming across America. Centuries after breakout roles in the Bible, shepherds are back in demand. 

This article from the Wall Street Journal details the surprising opportunities for shepherds posed by the widespread adoption of solar energy. Learn more here.

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