In 2018, 55,000 tons of copper were used for the wiring inside of the solar panels installed in the US. Globally, 490,000 tons of copper were used in solar panels.
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For additional resources on the copper supply chain, check out these great sites:
- The Copper Alliance (trade group): https://copperalliance.org/about-copper/
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