Status
Completed
Material Class
Metals / E-Scrap
specific materials
Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)
Batteries
18-01-DE-07

Development of an Industrially Relevant RE-SOLAR Design Framework

NODE
Technical Thrust
Systems Analysis & Integration
Design for Re-X Metrics & Assessment Frameworks
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Solar modules are creating a major surge in e-waste because inadequate attention is focused on designing for recycling or reuse. This project provides a design framework of high-efficiency modules that can be economically recycled, recovered, remanufactured, and/or reused.

project Members
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UCI university of california irvine logo
First solar logo
NREL national renewable energy laboratory logo

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