Hamburg -- Wilfried Taetow of Sanyo Component was elected as the new President of PV Cycle at an Extraordinary General Assembly which took place in Hamburg during the 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition. "Strengthening PV Cycle’s system to offer a unified waste management solution to all photovoltaic users in Europe is our top priority", the new President highlighted. On this occasion, the association’s by-laws were also approved as well as two new Directors were elected.
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Meanwhile the number of PV Cycle members has surpassed 220, many of which are manufacturers and importers from around the world, representing more than 90 percent of the European market for photovoltaic modules. Composed of more than 160 collection points, its take-back and recycling scheme is capable of processing modules disposed of in any country of the European Union and EFTA countries Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland. Since the beginning of the operations in 2010, more than 650 tonnes of end-of-life modules have entered the system.
PV Cycle has prepared a new version of the Environmental Agreement for which PV Cycle shall invite the European Institutions for acknowledgment. Currently a majority of the market share have already executed the Agreement. Quelle: PV CYCLE