Tag: recycling

US DoE plans lithium-ion battery recycling program

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released a Request for Information (RFI) to help guide the execution of $335 million in funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for lithium-ion battery recycling programs. The DOE’s announcement of $3.16 billion in financing from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in May 2022 is expanded upon in the RFI.

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Increasing Wind Turbine Waste Will Challenge Nascent Recycling Of Wind Turbine Blades

Wind turbine waste from decommissioning parts will increase in the coming decade as wind turbines installed in the early 2000s reach their end-of-life. By the end of 2010, global wind power capacity reached 180GW, more than 10 times that of end-2000. As much as an increase in wind power means well to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector, markets globally will soon have to deal with wind turbines that have reached their end-of-life.

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PV waste management in India: Landfill ban recommended for all equipments in a PV system

As everywhere else in the world, the uptake of PV technology in India will generate waste. It is therefore important to carry out an assessment of PV waste generation over the next decades to provide solutions for a sustainable energy economy and to prevent adverse environmental impacts which could arise from the wrong practices of disposal of end-of-life PV modules and their components. The report, “PV Waste Management in India: Comparative Analysis of State of Play & Recommendations” provides key insights on this theme.

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