Monthly Archives:: November 2012

Challenges to PV sector outlined

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David Burton, Chairman of Strateco, used the opportunity of his recent presentation to the ERA Conference to outline the potential challenges facing the photovoltaics sector as PV modules are brought into scope of the forthcoming WEEE Regulations. He explained that PV modules would represent the heaviest category of EEE being installed in the household and… Read more »

Strateco Chairman addresses ERA Conference

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Strateco Chairman, David Burton, in his role as Project Director of B2B Compliance was asked once again to present a paper at the recent ERA Conference. David outlined a number of the key challenges facing the B-to-B Producers unless the sector’s concerns were fully taken into account. One of the examples shown illustrated a potential… Read more »

3rd International Conference on PV Recycling – Will WEEE affect PV recycling?

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February 28, 2013 I Rome, Italy The third International Conference on Photovoltaic Module Recycling will be focused on the impact of the Recast WEEE Directive on PV module recycling. Speakers from across the world and PV recycling value chain will discuss technical developments and the benefits of recycling for the PV industry. Topics include: Impact… Read more »

Strateco Director presents to the WEEE Scheme Forum

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Strateco’s Managing Director, David Burton, gave a recent presentation to the WEEE Scheme Forum and representatives of the Environment Agency at the Forum’s latest meeting. The presentation, already given to BIS officials, outlined some of the potential ramifications of forthcoming changes to the WEEE legislation and, in particular, the challenges relating to the new collection… Read more »

WEEE Scheme Forum considers the PV issue

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Managing Director of Strateco, David Burton, gave a recent presentation to the WEEE Scheme Forum (which represents about 90% of the UK Producer Compliance Schemes’ obligations) and representatives of the Environment Agency on the issues facing the photovoltaic sector at the Forum’s latest meeting. The presentation, already given to BIS officials, outlined some of the… Read more »

EA Free Rider project nearing completion

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At yesterday’s ICER meeting the Environment Agency confirmed that their project to identify so-called ‘free riders’ is nearing completion. The consultants employed within the project have explored, amongst other areas, companies registered under relevant SIC codes and those shown to be importing electrical or electronic products, in an effort to identify those companies who have… Read more »