The numbers are colossal. By 2030, India will have 200,000 tons of solar waste. That’s the equivalent of around 4,400 Boeing 737-800s or 44,000 adult male Asian elephants – 110% of the global population.
Fast forward two decades and, with India set to deploy 2 TW of solar generation capacity in 2050, PV waste will weigh in at 1.8 million tons – almost 10 times more than the 2030 end-of-life panel pile.
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