Eco-Solar objective is to maximise the resource productivity and reduce pollution in photovoltaic module production.
Eco-Solar minimises use of critical resources like energy, water, chemicals, aluminium, silver and lead, while simultaneously maximising recycling possibilities by introducing design for recovery, repair, reuse and recycling in the PV value chain. Integrated Eco-Solar provides significantly improved eco-efficiency and environmental relief potential. The total ecological benefit achieved for monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic modules is 45 % and for multicrystalline photovoltaic modules is 42%, including cost savings of 9% and a carbon footprint reduction by 17-22%.
- •A carbon footprint reduced by 20%
- •A 9% cost reduction of PV panels
Categories of Application
7034 Trondheim, Norway
SDG's of Application
SDG's of Application
- Medium and large scale commercialization
- Small scale commercialization
- Initial market commercialization
- Prototype testing in the real world
- Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
Networking PartnerEuropean Union
The EU, through its funding programmes, supports the development of innovations and technologies that help combat climate change, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable development and growth.
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