Scaling Up Solar Panel Recycling for a Sustainable Future

Thursday 9 February 2023, Amsterdam

Scaling Up Solar Panel Recycling for a Sustainable Future
The global solar panel recycling market is valued at $138.2 million and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.4% from 2023 to 2033. The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to boost the growth of the solar industry, but decommissioned panels have historically been disposed in landfills. However, 95% of the materials in these panels can be recycled, leading to the development of solar panel recycling technology. With millions of panels installed in homes across the US and the rapid growth of solar power, it's crucial that recycling efforts be scaled up quickly to ensure the industry's sustainability.

The Future of Solar Panel Recycling: Cost-Savings, Efficient Technology, and Government Support
With the rise in energy costs and the advancements in recycling technology, the future of solar panel recycling is looking bright. Government regulations are also playing a crucial role in promoting sustainability and reducing waste. The recycling of decommissioned solar panels not only saves money for operators but also addresses supply chain issues and supports the growth of the solar industry.

The Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Office has recently awarded a grant to researchers at Arizona State University to develop a more efficient and cost-effective recycling process for solar panels. This process aims to recover valuable materials like silver and silicon, which are crucial components of solar panels. With the support of government and technology, the solar panel recycling industry is poised for growth and success.

Solar Panel Recycling Market Report 2023-2033

Solar Panel Recycling Market Report 2023-2033

Publish date : January 2023
Report code : ASDR-615757
Pages : 286 contact: S. Koomen / ASDMedia BV - Veemkade 356 - 1019HD Amsterdam - The Netherlands
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