PV CYCLE a.i.s.b.l. (PV CYCLE)  has identified the Akita Prefectural Resources Technology Development Organization (Akita PRTDO) as their Japanese partner, and in June 2020, PV CYCLE entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Akita PRTDO regarding the establishment of PV CYCLE JAPAN (PVCJ).

Following subsequent discussion under the MoU, Akita PRTDO established PVCJ as one of its divisions on January 12, 2021, with PV CYCLE assuming an important role of the establishment of PVCJ.

PVCJ’s three ongoing activities are as follows:

・Serving as the point of contact for the management of discarded PV modules

・Verification of waste management companies handling discarded PV modules
・Collection, consolidation, and publication of statistical data regarding discarded PV modules