IRENA Report End-of-Life Solar PV Panels

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A comprehensive document of PV panel recycling. With opinions growing on the electronic waste from PV as a major issue that might occur in the future, this document provides a comprehensive review and description of the waste management strategies of solar PV panels. Such strategies will gain further importance, especially in developing countries.


Most often the installers leave after installing the panels. This have led many to question the sustainability of rural electrification through solar PV panels, that do not consider waste management as integral part of the electrification strategy.