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Toyota West Virginia Never Sheepish on Ren-EWE-able Energy


Sheer genius.

That’s the phrase being used to describe Toyota West Virginia’s newest environmental initiative.

To maintain the area around the facility’s 5-acre solar array, a herd of 20 sheep has been called in to perform some important “lambscaping.”

For solar panels to effectively create power, vegetation must be kept low. Unchecked growth can lead to unwanted shadows that block the sun’s power-generating rays.

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