Sheep grazing trial
It was a joint exercise between Neoen, local landowners and solar construction company Bouygues. The 3 week trial involved 400 sheep within a 15 hectares zone to help reduce dry grass under the solar panels in order to manage grass fire hazard. It successfully showed that this combined land use had positive outcomes for farmers and solar operators.
Sheep are now part of our normal operating practices on all the Neoen Solar Farms.