solar recycling

Why The Solar Industry Needs To Push For A Circular Economy

By Bharat Bhut, Co-Founder And Director, Goldi Solar The latest IPCC report shows greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, and current plans to address climate change are not ambitious enough to limit warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels—a threshold scientists believe is necessary to avoid even more catastrophic impacts. This can be largely attributed to […]

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Coming Up Soon, The Problem OF Managing Solar Waste

As large-scale installation of PV solar modules increases in India, the volume of modules that reach the end of their life is also expected to grow manifold. By the end of 2040, the country will represent 30% of the world’s installed solar capacity, a recent IEA report has found. India, which currently doesn’t categorise PV […]

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Indian Scientists Recover Pure Silicon from Obsolete Solar Cells

The disposal of used photovoltaic panels is increasing day by day around the world, necessitating the need for an efficient recycling method to decrease environmental pollution. The average life expectancy of solar panel is about 25-30 years. Today, worldwide, around 60 million tons of solar cells, which are in their end-of-life stage, have become wastes. […]

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Will India be Inspired by Australia’s Solar Recycling Efforts?

Dubbo Regional Council (DRC), a local government area located in New South Wales, Australia, has been selected as the pilot site for a first-of-its-kind project, where second hand (serviceable) solar panels are given a new lease on life. National Recycling Week runs 8 – 12 November this year, and DRC is encouraging residents to think […]

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