Solar panels have become an integral part of the utility grid and many home rooftops thanks to a 70% drop in price since 2010 and plenty of government subsidies.

However, this renewable energy technology isn’t all sunshine. A potential tsunami of panels will be nearing their end of life in the coming years. That fact has concerned many people, as most panels aren’t recycled. Why is that, and what happens to these panels at the end of their service life? Is it even possible to recycle solar panels?

Let’s see if Matt can help us decide on this.

This video was produced and published by Matt Ferrell. It was originally published on his YouTube channel.
It’s published here via a pvbuzz partnership with Matt.

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