How green is solar energy really?

af | 6. november 2021 | Vedvarende energi

​More and more solar panels are popping up all over the world – and it’s easy to see why: They provide clean energy at falling prices. Awesome, right? Well actually, there are also some not-so-green sides to this technology. We’ll take a closer look at three big criticisms solar energy faces and check out just how much of a problem they are.

0:00 Intro
0:49 Emissions
3:06 Toxic Chemicals
5:31 Waste
8:26 Conclusion

Reporter: Malte Rohwer-Kahlmann
Video editor: Eva Höppner, Nils Reinecke
Supervising editor: Joanna Gottschalk, Kiyo Dörrer

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