Power Players – Building for the Solar Circular Economy

Topic: Solar recycling & decommissioning—

power players podcast interview with Amanda Bybee


In this podcast episode, Michael Eyman of Powers Players by Origis chats with guest Amanda Bybee (CEO of Amicus O&M) as they explore the future of solar recycling and the circular economy of . Decommissioned solar photovoltaic (PV) panels could add up to 1 million tons of waste in the U.S. by 2030 (GreenBiz). Turning circularity challenges into opportunities sits, to a great degree, in the hands of solar O&M firms who will be charged with recycling large volumes of end-of-life modules. Amanda Bybee, CEO of Amicus O&M Cooperative and volunteer leader at SolarRecycle.org, sits in a unique position at the crossroads of O&M and recycling efforts.

Listen to the full episode #6 here.


2021 NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab) Reports:

SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association): National PV Recycling Program

About Power Players by Origis
Origis Services delivers the promise of clean energy with operations and maintenance (O&M) and asset management services for solar and energy storage across North America. The team manages a diverse utility scale and distributed generation portfolio with experienced professionals backed by a state-of-the-art NERC CIP Compliant Remote Operations Center (ROC) located at its headquarters in Austin, Texas.

Michael Eyman leverages over 25 years of leadership, operations, and business experience in his role as Managing Director, Origis Services. Under his leadership, Origis Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Origis, manages a growing portfolio of utility scale and distributed generation solar and storage assets across the United States.