Solar Technology

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Renewable Energy Equipment Recover-Reuse Program Solar Technology Goals:

  • Continue building partnerships and conducting yearly stakeholder meetings to evaluate issues and solutions for the next 5-10 years
  • Broaden & enhance collection and processing scenarios & cost modeling analysis
  • Create a repository of recycling and reuse processes and technologies
  • Coordinate with counties and local governments on decommissioning planning to evaluate recovery efficacy for specific regions across the state
  • Create a characterization study of PV modules installed in the state
  • Create feedback loops for resource/system planning with state public utilities and O&M contractors to monitor reliability, replaced equipment, and repowering of PV systems across the state
  • Identify optimal collection and transportation options for reuse, recycling, and secondary material markets in the state

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