Sheep now graze the grass around more than 12,000 photovoltaic panels at the Rogane solar energy farm near the small town of Kamenica in eastern Kosovo. More than 100 sheep and a few goats graze there twice a week."The sheep eat all kind of grass here, good or bad grass, and they clean everything,” says 72-year-old shepherd Rexhep Rrudhani, who provides the sheep and sheep dogs. "We are not spending any petrol running lawnmowers," said plant manager Arber Maliqi. "Producing power from the sun and cutting grass with sheep means things here go green twice.” Kosovo has between 12-14 billion tonnes of proven low-grade lignite coal reserves and produces more than 90% of its electricity from coal but aims to phase out coal by 2050.

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