Queensland's Solar Panel Recycling Scheme: Turning Waste into Opportunity
Queensland's innovative USD 3.6 million pilot programme recycles solar panels, reducing landfill waste and creating new jobs in the renewable energy sector.
Apr 16, 2024 // Manufacturing News, queensland, solar panel, recycling
Smashing Solar Panels: Recycling to Save From Landfills
Help save the planet and the environment with We Recycle Solar. This four-year-old startup recycles solar panels instead of sending them to landfills, with a goal of processing 1 million panels by year-end. They're already making a difference and preparing for the future by seeking funding to expand across the US. Join the mission to save the planet!
Oct 25, 2023 // Technology, solar panel, recycling
US federal government launches US$ 335 million battery recycling programme
The United States federal government Department of Energy (DOE) has started implementation of a US$ 335 million programme to sustain battery recycling.
Aug 30, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, recycling, North America, department of energy, supply chain, government funding, critical materials, granholm, industrial competitiveness, second life
Australian scientists bag financing to investigate reusing unwanted photovoltaic panels
Grant funding has actually been awarded to a project in Australia that will certainly check out the potential revenue streams and consumer rate of interest being used solar PV panels.
May 13, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Australia, recycling, Oceania, University of Queensland, sustainability, end of life, Energy Consumers Australia
Fraunhofer Institute produces efficient solar cell 'recycling' process
The organization claims that in the first trial, the solar cell conversion performance was 19.7%. Currently it is feasible to recycle all crystalline silicon PV modules, regardless of just how they were manufactured and what's their beginning
Feb 10, 2022 // Technology, Germany, India, PV, Fraunhofer, Europe, Asia, solar cell, recycling, PV cells, Dold
Japan to Recycle Solar Modules Using Blockchain Technology
Solar PV maker Next Energy and trading and investment company empire Marubeni are partnering to recycle used photovoltaic panels making use of blockchain technology, as part of a program supported by Japan's Ministry of the Environment.
Aug 25, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Blockchain, Japan, Asia, recycling, solar modules, Ministry of the Environment, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Next Energy
Reusing next-generation solar panels promotes green earth
Tossing damaged photovoltaic panels right into garbage dumps may soon come to be electronics waste background.
Jun 26, 2021 // Technology, Solar Panels, recycling, Fengqi You, Cornell University, Roxanne E., Michael J. Zak
This game-changing solar company recycles old panels right into brand-new ones
The initial wave of photovoltaic panels is reaching the end of their helpful lives. Now they can become brand-new photovoltaic panels as opposed to trash.
Oct 9, 2020 // Manufacturing News, USA, First Solar, recycling, North America, Ohio
Lighting the path to recycling carbon dioxide
Semiconductive photocatalysts that effectively soak up solar energy might help reduce the energy called for to drive a bioelectrochemical procedure that transforms CO2 emissions into valuable chemicals, KAUST scientists have revealed.
Oct 7, 2020 // Technology, recycling, KAUST, Bin Bian
'Every step' of lithium battery worth chain will certainly have a passion in recycling
It will certainly be in the rate of interests of more or less everybody associated with the "wider lithium-ion battery supply chain" to develop efficient reusing communities, according to an analyst with IHS Markit.
Sep 25, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, IHS Markit, recycling, North America, Youmin Rong, startup, lithium battery, Chloe Holzinger, Kunal Phalpher, Li-Cycle
Understanding the fate of end-of-life modules
Researchers in India have taken a close take a look at the possible effect of expanding volumes of PV waste, and also have conducted surveys that recommend a great deal more job is required from suppliers as well as policymakers to establish administration systems for end-of-life PV items.
Jul 29, 2020 // Manufacturing News, India, pv modules, Asia, recycling
NREL Research Details to Approaches for Recycling of Solar Panels
Scientists at NREL have conducted the first worldwide evaluation into the most appealing techniques to end-of-life monitoring for solar PV panels.
Jul 14, 2020 // Technology, NREL, Solar Panels, recycling, International, NREL Solar Panels, Garvin Heath, Timothy Silverman, Michael Kempe, Michael Deceglie, Teresa Barnes
A mechanical method for PV module recycling
An Italian consortium has actually created a panel reusing procedure it asserts can recuperate as much as 99% of basic materials. The programmers declare their method takes just 40 secs to totally reuse a basic panel, depending upon dimension as well as reusing website problems.
Apr 1, 2020 // Technology, Italy, Europe, recycling, Mauro Zilio
A 2nd life for obsolete components as well as EV batteries
A research led by Bern University of Applied Sciences is relocating right into the presentation stage, with projects in Germany, Switzerland, and also Belgium. With companions from throughout Europe, the Swiss scientists are creating designs for just how solar components and also batteries from electrical cars and trucks can still be made use of in a lasting method after their lifecycle has actually finished.
Mar 20, 2020 // Manufacturing News, Germany, pv modules, Europe, recycling, Switzerland, Belgium, Stefan Grösser
More than 5,000 heaps of modules gathered for recycling in France
PV Cycle has stated it gathered more than 280,000 photovoltaic panels at the end of their lifecycle in France last year, consisting of 200 heaps from the country's abroad territories.
Feb 4, 2020 // Policy, France, Europe, recycling, PV Cycle