As Millions of Solar Panels Age Out, Recyclers Hope to Cash In

A photograph of Mexico's Villanueva solar plant, the largest solar farm in the Americas
March 6, 2023

Solar panels have a lifespan of 25 to 30 years, but they contain valuable metals, including silver and copper. With a surge of expired panels expected soon, companies are emerging that seek to recycle the reusable materials and keep the panels out of landfills.

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