As Australians seek to control rising energy costs and tackle the damaging impacts of climate change, rooftop solar has boomed.
- The Conversation
To manage the variability of rooftop solar – broadly, the “no power at night” problem – we will also see a rapid increase in battery storage.
The question is: what will happen to these panels and batteries once they reach the end of their life?
If not addressed, ageing solar panels and batteries will create a mountain of hazardous waste for Australia over the…
Our research, published recently in the Journal of Cleaner Production, looked at the…