Essays about: "photovoltaic panels waste"

Found 3 essays containing the words photovoltaic panels waste.

  1. 1. Sustainability Assessment of a Battery Storage System : Case study of a building-applied photovoltaic system

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Klara Flygare; Selma Frykholm; Moa Tingstedt; [2022]
    Keywords : energy system; batteries; energy storage; solar panels; BESS; sustainability; nuclear waste; energisystem; batterier; energilagring; solceller; BESS; hållbarhet; kärnavfall;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis assesses the environmental sustainability of the implementation of a battery storage system in a commercial building. The thesis compares  two case studies, Case 1 being a commercial building with installed solar panels and Case 2 being a commercial building with installed solar panels and a battery storage system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Moving towards a circular photovoltaic economy in Europe - A system approach of the status, drivers, barriers, key policies and opportunities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Daniela Maria Godinho Ariolli; [2021]
    Keywords : Circular economy; photovoltaic panels waste; reuse; recycle; ecodesign; TIS.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the projection of a growing amount of waste from photovoltaic (PV) panels in coming years, experts and researchers have highlighted the importance of the circular economy approach to face this challenge. With this approach, risks linked to the composition of PV panels, such as pollution and wastage of valuable materials, can be reduced. READ MORE

  3. 3. Extended Producer Responsibility for Solar Photovoltaic panels: Practices and challenges for end-of-life management in Germany, Italy and Switzerland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Sunanda Mehta; [2017]
    Keywords : Extended Producer Responsibility; Individual Producer Responsibility; WEEE Directive; photovoltaic waste; Germany; Italy; Switzerland; policy evaluation; intervention theory; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As the capacity of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed around the world increases every year, so does the concern regarding their proper end-of-life management given the hazardous nature of this waste. European Member States such as Germany, Italy and Spain, being amongst the earliest adopters of this technology, have already started seeing end-of-life PV modules coming into the waste streams. READ MORE