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Fukuoka Prefecture to Launch a PoC to Test Second-life Solar Panels

News Fukuoka Prefecture announced that it will commence a proof-of-concept (PoC) on February 9, 2024 to test the power g...
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A Circular Hostel Utilizing Second-life Solar Panels Pre-opens in Osaki Town, Kagoshima Prefecture

News An experience-based accommodation, circular village hostel GURURI, pre-opened in Osaki Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, ...
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Marubeni signs MOU with Tottori Prefecture and a Tottori-based general incorporated association

News1 Japan’s Marubeni has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tottori Prefecture and a Tottori-based genera...
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Why We Need a Circular Economy to Tackle Climate Change

Column Renewable energy has seen unprecedented growth in recent years as the world fights climate change. However, exper...
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What is the Linear Economy?

Column In 2023, a global impact organization, Circle Economy, reported a staggering figure: the global economy today is ...
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What is a Circular Economy?

Column Today, we live in a world driven by a linear economy based on a “take-make-waste” approach. With the earth’s reso...
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Tohoku Electric Power starts PoC to facilitate the proper reuse and recycling of used solar panels

News Tohoku Electric Power announced on August 29, 2023, that it would start a proof-of-concept (PoC) to facilitate the ...
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Solar Incentives and Waste Regulations — South Africa

Column South Africa is one of Africa’s largest solar PV markets, reaching an installed PV capacity of 5.8GW in 20211. In...
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Solar Energy Landscape — Africa

Column Africa has abundant sunshine, with most regions enjoying over 300 days of sunshine per year1. But how much solar ...
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Photovoltaic (PV) Module Waste Regulations — Australia

Column In recent years, Australia has seen a sharp increase in solar installation. In fact, 12% of Australia’s electrici...