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Webinar: Planning for PV System End-of-Life

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Melissa Ann Schmid melissa@energybin.com

Decommissioning is a key component in the development plan of every PV solar array. It is astute to have a plan in place today as a number of scenarios can change a system's lifecycle without warning.

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This webinar discusses end-of-life management strategies to plan for both short-term and long-term decommissions as well as options for handling decommissioned material.

Our guest speaker, Alexandra Harrison from Ontility joins us for this topic. Ontility brings global expertise in providing end-to-end customizable solar solutions for residential, commercial, and utility-scale projects.

In this webinar, you will learn about:

  • Factors affecting a solar array's lifecycle that accelerate the need for decommissioning
  • What's involved in the decommissioning process, including consulting, assessment, deinstallation, shipping & logistics, remarketing, recycling, donation, and chain of custody
  • Advice for consideration when planning for a decommission

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Duration: 32:02 minutes

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Alexandra Harrison avatar - 200x200Alexandra Harrison


Alexandra Harrison is an experienced executive with over 15 years of demonstrated leadership having worked in a variety of industries, most recently in renewables. Alexandra joined Ontility in 2010, just a year after the company opened its doors, and is responsible for developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining strategic initiatives throughout the organization. As Ontility grew, Alexandra led the expansion of national to global sales, broadened procurement channels, evolved design engineering services, and guided overall companywide operational efforts. Additionally, she plays a key role in the evolution of TerrePower, the sustainable remanufacturing division of Ontility’s parent company, BBB Industries. Her research and direction have supported the expansion of the company’s decommissioning, sustainable remanufacturing, and recycling initiatives. Alexandra has a BS with a focus in Corporate Communications from The University of Texas at Austin.


Rob_avatar - 200x200Rob Van Demmeltraadt
Sales Manager


Rob Van Demmeltraadt is the Sales Manager at Broker Exchange Network, the parent company of EnergyBin, LLC. Additionally, he serves as a Senior Account Manager for EnergyBin’s sister company, BrokerBin. Rob has been with the company for over fifteen years. His work consists of building relationships with equipment brokers around the world in the IT and solar industries. Rob’s expertise in B2B solution sales and his in-depth knowledge of the secondary market makes him a valuable partner for clients seeking to grow their businesses. He has a “work-hard, play-hard and have-fun-while-doing-it” mentality. Rob holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Minnesota. During his free time, Rob likes to spend time with his three children and friends throughout the United States and overseas.