Amid electricity-saving campaigns, Japanese utility Tepco launches a solar power plant producing up to 7,000 kw, enough to power 2,100 households.
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.
Grappling with strained power supplies, Japan may require all new buildings, including homes, to come equipped with rooftop solar panels by 2030, the Nikkei newspaper reports.