Buying

What Should You Do with Old Solar Panels?

Stakeholders were looking for answers to the problem of malfunctioning solar panels. They also required assistance in removing obsolete modules from solar power plants but were afraid that the equipment might end up in landfills although the technology was still functional.
There has to be a practical way to repair damaged panels as well as resell secondhand panels in good shape that had been deactivated. Laid …

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How Used Solar Panels Benefit People and the Environment

For the majority of the world’s population residing in industrialized countries, it is standard practice to purchase a new thing, utilize it, and then discard it when they no longer require it. However, there are a handful of commodities that outlive their owners.
When it comes to energy production, reuse is vital for the wellness of the environment and mankind. According to the World Bank, 759 million people do not have access to electricity. This figure rises to 3.5 billion individuals who do not have fairly reliable access to power.

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Secondary Solar Product Theories Debunked

What’s the deal with the secondary solar sector? Whether you’re an advocate, on the edge about it, or just don’t believe it yet, this article will outline why the secondary market is so important to ensuring a functioning economy with minimal waste.
The secondary solar sector brings players together to trade goods that were previously presented in the main market. Support companies add value by offering repair, resale, and recycling alternatives.

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Impacts of Trade Policies on the Secondary Solar Segment

One of the reasons why the solar industry is dubbed the “solar coaster” is due to trade policies. Governments all around the world employ a range of techniques to offer their domestic companies a competitive advantage in the global market.
Other countries may see such measures as unjust, prompting retaliation measures. However, trade rules have ramifications for all parties involved, whether good or bad, as illustrated by recent solar sector news.
If you’ve been following the headlines in recent …

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The Definitive Selling Guide for Wholesale Solar Components

The solar sector is widely renowned for its long-standing partnerships. As industry experts, you’ve most likely worked hard to establish and maintain relationships with wholesale customers. But are you maximizing your wholesaler potential? Or are there ways for your organization to grow and evolve?
Even if you’re confident in your advertising and marketing tactics, business operations, and customer service, you should double-check yourself. Taking the effort to assess your processes may reveal costs and possibilities that you were unaware of….

Brokering

PV Component Surplus Resale

People are familiar with the brands Nordstrom Rack, TJ Maxx, as well as Marshalls. Everyone knows that these retail outlets sell overstock clothing, shoes, and jewelry at steep discounts.
But did you guys know that in the fashion sector, these brands are labeled secondary market players? Even though they carry new products, they obtain their inventories from suppliers that do not fall under the traditional distribution route. These businesses are known as surplus liquidators.
In both the retail and wholesale segments …

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PV Repair Tools and Resources

Solar is making strides in the transition to sustainable energy sources. In 2020, the IEA recorded a historic 134 gigatonnes of solar PV supplied to the worldwide energy portfolio.
But what happens to unused modules, generators, and other gear when solar systems approach the end of their lifespan? What can EPCs and providers do with project waste? What comes into play regarding PV material allocation when development…

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The Complete Guide to Purchasing Wholesale Solar Systems

The solar sector is widely renowned for its long-standing partnerships. As industry experts, you’ve most likely worked hard to establish and maintain relationships with wholesale suppliers.
But are your distribution channels truly serving your company and clients to the best of their abilities? Have you discovered any gaps in your strategic partnerships? Or have you identified barriers that are costing you …

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North America’s Solar Cell Recycling Situation

The solar panel recycling industry is still in its early stages of development, but it’s never too early to start thinking about the future. With PV waste predicted to expand exponentially in the future decades, now is the time to design recovery methods for this material.
Large solar arrays are becoming more widespread in landscapes around the world. While solar equipment can be used for more than 30 years, end…

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Trade Policies’ Collateral Impacts on the Secondary Solar Sector

Trade policies are one of the reasons why the solar sector is often described as the “solar coaster”. Governments all across the world use a variety of strategies to give their local industries an advantage over the international market.
Other countries may end up viewing such measures as unfair, resulting in retaliatory responses. However, trade policies have repercussions felt by all concerned parties, as …