Final 12 months, France put in greater than 10 million photovoltaic panels price 4 GW in the marketplace, a 25% enhance from 2021. That is equal to about 233,000 tons, reflecting a relentless enhance in photo voltaic module output.
Soren recognized 3,848 tons of end-of-life panels in 2022, together with 3,103 tons in Metropolitan France and 745 tons within the French abroad areas. That is greater than 2021 however decrease than 2029 and 2020. Of this, 3,600 tons had been collected on website and 248 tons had been voluntarily contributed.
In Metropolitan France, Occitania and New Aquitaine recorded the most important quantity of 684 tons and 543 tons, respectively. Martinique additionally confirmed nicely with 575 tons.
Of the 5,005 tons of used panels processed in 2022, 4,210 tons are despatched for recycling, 609 tons for disposal and 186 tons for vitality restoration.