Tackling the Dark Side of Solar


28m 00s
Broadcast on August 6, 2022 Available until February 6, 2023

By 2040, it is estimated that old or broken solar panels will result in 8 million tons of waste each year. This episode features companies that are making solar energy even more environmentally friendly by focusing on ways to reuse or recycle used solar panels.

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