References & Publications

Recent Consultancy Projects

  1. Environmental key performance indicators as part of a reporting system integrated in continuous improvement processes
  2. Status of PV take back systems in Europe, USA and Asia (markets, waste forecasts, legal frameworks, product safety sheets, identification of service providers, system compliance
  3. Development of a construction box solution for improved economic recycling of PV modules (synergies, reduction of investments, cooperation opportunities, yield optimisation)
  4. Project preparation, identification of project partners, task definition, deliverables
  5. Best practices and best available technologies for PV module recycling (standardisation trends, stakeholder feedbacks, authorities, associations, NGO’s)

 

Publications

  1. K. Wambach, PV MODULE TAKE BACK AND RECYCLING SYSTEMS IN EUROPE -NEW CHALLENGES UNDER WEEE, 27th EU PVSEC, 25 – 29 th September 2012, Frankfurt, Germany
  2. K. Wambach, PV MODULE TAKE BACK AND RECYCLING SYSTEMS IN EUROPE, PVSEC21, 28 Nov-2 Dec 2011, Fukuoka, Japan
  3. K. Wambach, Silicon-based PV modules – Recycling technology status, 2nd International Conference on PV Module Recycling, 25 January 2011, Madrid, Spain, www.epia.org
  4. K. Wambach, S. Schlenker, B. Konrad, A. Müller, D. von Ramin-Marro, J. Clyncke, V. Gomez, B. Hartleitner, W. Rommel PVCYCLE – THE VOLUNTARY TAKE BACK SYSTEM AND INDUSTRIAL RECYCLING OF PV MODULES, 24th EU PVSEC, 21-25 September 2009, Hamburg, Germany
  5. I. Röver, C. Knopf, B. Konrad, K. Werzner, D. von Ramin-Marro, K. Wambach: Comprehensive Recycling of Silicon, 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, September 2008
  6. V. D. Mihailetchi, G. Coletti, Y. Komatsu, L.J. Geerligs, R. Kvande, L. Arnberg, K. Wambach, C. Knopf, R. Kopecek, A. W. Weeber, Large area and screen printed n-type silicon solar cells with efficiency exceeding 18%, 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Valencia, Spain, (2008)
  7. K. Wambach et al., PV Cycle – On The Way To A Sustainable And Efficient Closed Loop System for Photovoltaics, 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 3-7 September 2007, Milan, Italy, www.pvcycle.org
  8. Müller, I. Röver, K. Wambach, D. von Ramin-Marro, Recovery of High Value Material of different photovoltaic technologies, 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milano, (2007)
  9. K. Wambach et al., THE EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY ROADMAP FOR PV, 21st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 4-8 September 2006, Dresden, Germany
  10. M.J. de Wild-Scholten, K. Wambach, E.A. Alsema and A. Jäger-Waldau, “Implications of European En­vironmental Legislation for Photovoltaic Systems”, 20th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 6-10 June, Barcelona 2005
  11. Müller, E.A. Alsema, K. Wambach, “Life Cycle Analysis of a Solar Module Recycling Process”, 20th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 6-10 June, Barcelona 2005