Scientists make major breakthrough in recycling solar panels

AUSSIE researchers have found a way to extract silicon from discarded solar panels and repurpose it into powerful nano-silicon batteries, removing the biggest hurdle preventing PV cells from being recycled.

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Deakin team discover “holy-grail” of silicon repurposing.

Two material scientists from Victoria's Deakin University pioneered the investigation to recover silicon from wasted solar panels and then shrink it, ready for use in lithium-ion batteries and