Independent power producer Silicon Ranch Corp. and solar recycling platform SOLARCYCLE are partnering to course of end-of-life solar modules from Silicon Ranch initiatives via SOLARCYCLE’s superior, high-recovery recycling platform. SOLARCYCLE’s method to module recycling recovers roughly 95% of solar panel worth, which could be returned to the provision chain and used to fabricate new panels.
With an working portfolio of greater than 145 solar power services throughout 15 states, Silicon Ranch is SOLARCYCLE’s first utility-scale companion. The partnership between the 2 corporations will enable SOLARCYCLE to ascertain a mannequin for recycling solar supplies on the utility scale.
“As the long-term owner of every project in our portfolio, we at Silicon Ranch are deeply committed to our relationships and responsibilities in the communities we serve. These responsibilities include end-of-life equipment management,” says Reagan Farr, Silicon Ranch’s president and CEO. “Embracing this opportunity to pioneer recycling and re-use processes at scale with SOLARCYCLE is a significant step in meeting these responsibilities. This partnership supports our commitments to advance domestic solar manufacturing, a circular solar economy, and economic development opportunities in communities across the country.”
“SOLARCYCLE’s team is taking what we learned in the solar, sustainability and recycling industries and applying it to our tech-driven recycling solutions. We know that scale matters in order to be able to drive costs down and bring quality up,” states Suvi Sharma, CEO and co-founder of SOLARCYCLE. “We are thrilled that our partnership with Silicon Ranch–an innovative leader in bringing solar to scale sustainably and responsibly–will help us make solar across America fully sustainable.”