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Recycling PV panels: Why can’t we hit 100%?

In February, non-profit EU solar panel recycling body PV Cycle announced it had collected 5,000 tons of modules in France, of which 94.7% could be recycled. A reader asked us about the remaining 5.3% and here, PV Cycle’s communications manager, Bertrand Lempkowicz, responds.

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PV module recyclers aiming for high-purity material recovery

France’s National Institute for Solar Energy takes a look at the state of play in the European solar panel recycling industry.

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More than 5,000 tons of modules collected for recycling in France

PV Cycle has said it collected more than 280,000 solar panels at the end of their lifecycle in France last year, including 200 tons from the nation’s overseas territories.

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Veolia Foundation supporting a nano-grid project in Madagascar

The project connects four to six households, and lets dwellers pre-purchase daily access to electricity using a mobile app. A successful trial phase has just been finished and the executing association, Nanoé Développement has set new goals to reach in the near future.

Veolia opens solar module recycling facility in France

The French environmental services provider has secured a 4-year contract from PV cycle for the treatment of end-of-life photovoltaic modules.

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