According to The Asahi Shimbun, Local businesses in Okayama Prefecture, Japan are giving old solar panels another day in the sun through successfully recycling old panels and creating new ones.
A solar industry association is touting the achievement as marking a major step toward fashioning a truly renewable energy model.
“We have proven that solar panels are recyclable,” said Takahisa Fujii, the chief director of the PV Reborn Association. “It was a first step toward our ultimate goal of extracting all materials from the old panels.”
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