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Amid electricity-saving campaigns, Japanese utility Tepco launches a solar power plant producing up to 7,000 kw, enough to power 2,100 households.
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.
Nearly 300,000 offshore solar panels will provide enough power for 22,000 homes as post-Fukushima Japan struggles with energy sources.
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.
Cleaning solar panels is tough work, but Miraikikai's duster bot apparently can get to all the nooks and crannies with its swiveling brush.
A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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.
Japanese expect it will take decades before the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant can be fully dismantled, according to a draft report. A temporary cover may limit some radiation leakage.
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.
Operator Tepco finds pockets of radiation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant so high they could kill a person after just several seconds.