Australian Research Finds Cost-Effective Way to Recycle Solar Panels

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  • New research shows a cost-effective way to recycle solar panels to help handle the increased volume of photovoltaic cells.
  • The process involves stripping the aluminium frame from the panels, shredding the cells and separating out valuable materials such as silver and copper.
  • Researchers in Australia believe it is possible to run a low-volume facility capable of managing 1000 tonnes of solar panels a year.

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