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Fukushima underground 'ice wall' aims to slow radioactive build-up

The project, which has been given the go-ahead by a regulatory body, is designed to hamper the build-up of radioactive water around the crippled nuclear plant.

By May 27, 2014

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Kyocera launches 70-megawatt solar plant, largest in Japan

Nearly 300,000 offshore solar panels will provide enough power for 22,000 homes as post-Fukushima Japan struggles with energy sources.

By November 8, 2013

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Tepco turns on 7,000 kw solar plant on Tokyo Bay

Amid electricity-saving campaigns, Japanese utility Tepco launches a solar power plant producing up to 7,000 kw, enough to power 2,100 households.

By August 10, 2011

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More bad news from Fukushima as reactor leaks continue

Is another nuclear emergency in the offing? Japanese officials express concern about the plant operator's ability to control the situation after a new leak is discovered.

By August 21, 2013

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Solar panel robot doesn't need water to clean

Cleaning solar panels is tough work, but Miraikikai's duster bot apparently can get to all the nooks and crannies with its swiveling brush.

By April 2, 2013

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iRobot Warrior, PackBot go to work at S.C. nuclear plant

With a tour of duty in Japan's Fukushima under their belt, iRobot's military robots are now working at a U.S. nuclear plant as part of routine operations.

By April 2, 2012

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Japan 'astonishingly unprepared' for Fukushima disaster

With the one-year anniversary of Japan's nuclear disaster approaching, an independent panel says Tepco and the nuclear industry had a false sense of security.

By March 5, 2012

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Fukushima, one year later: Safety fears and slow fixes

Nuclear power plants in the U.S. are due for upgrades to guard against natural disasters. Will they come fast enough to satisfy a new generation of nuke critics?

By March 9, 2012

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Fukushima nuclear plant now stable, Japan says

The tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is finally in a 'cold shutdown' situation, the Japanese government says, as Tokyo eyes a $12.8 billion cleanup bill.

By December 17, 2011

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Robot pilot describes challenges at Fukushima plant

A blogger operating robots at Japan's leaking Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant describes the difficulties of his work.

By August 23, 2011