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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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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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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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Machines clear rubble as Japan ranks crisis with Chernobyl

A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

By April 11, 2011

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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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Dismantling Fukushima reactors will take decades

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.

By July 11, 2011

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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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Peak radiation spots found at Fukushima plant

Operator Tepco finds pockets of radiation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant so high they could kill a person after just several seconds.

By August 2, 2011