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Japanese companies work on ways to recycle a mountain of solar panels

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Solar panels typically last 20-30 years.   © Reuters

TOKYO Solar panels have sprung up across Japan in the past few years, ever since the government introduced a "feed-in tariff" in July 2012 that guarantees prices for electricity generated from renewable energy. When these panels reach the end of their working lives in 20-30 years, they will create a mountain of waste.

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