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Robot Solar Panel Installers 20x Faster Than Traditional Methods
“We developed a system for constructing the power plants very quickly and with a very small workforce,” (March 29, 2014)

Qbotix Shines a Light on Green Robotics
Two growing industries, one green solution (January 01, 2014)

ULC Robotics Large VGC Inspection Crawler Assesses London Pipelines
The Large VGC Inspection Crawler from RBR50 company ULC Robotics was used to inspect several large diameter cast iron gas mains operated by Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) in the suburbs of London. The real-time video provided by the crawler allowed SGN to assess their mains, looking for pipeline features and debris that may hinder future projects. (December 02, 2013)

SunPower Announces Acquisition of Greenbotics, Inc.
Expands energy services with robotic solar panel cleaning that reduces water usage, improves LCOE (November 06, 2013)

Gasbot: Prospecting for Landfill Methane
The idea is that the robot will roam around a landfill pointing its laser randomly around it as it goes. (August 09, 2013)

QBotix Inc. Receives $5M in Funding, Releases New SolBot
QBotix Inc. gets quite the funding boost to branch out (July 10, 2013)

Fukushima Fallout Triggers Innovation at Honda
Honda put its own robot to work at Fukushima disaster site. (July 09, 2013)

iRobot Create Used in IBM’s Heat Mapping Robot
IBM's new robot may be the solution to finding energy inefficiency in data centers worldwide. (June 06, 2013)

Robotics’ Biggest Underground Investment Opportunity
Growing at a rate of 10% a year worldwide, this billion-dollar industry needs robots...now. (June 05, 2013)

Can Robots Save China?
China, in effect, would need to triple production to meet that domestic market. (June 02, 2013)

Lone Star State Robotics
Get the low-down on all the robotics happenings in the Lone Star state (April 19, 2013)

An American in Genoa: RoboBusiness Europe 2013
Everyone yearns for a new Europe where a breakout of high-tech innovation might deliver great products for commercialization that, in turn, might reinvigorate the local job scene and better society. (April 10, 2013)

OC Robotics Consortium Clinches Cash from Nuclear Industry
Robotic technology is one piece of the UK's plan to lead the $1 trillion global nuclear industry (March 28, 2013)

Carnegie Robotics Claims New Digs in Growing Technology Center
Carnegie Robotics Moving to Space at Site of Former Steel Mill (March 20, 2013)

Persimmon Technologies Closes Series B Funding with $5.8M
Persimmon Technologies Corporation, a provider of vacuum robotics and Hybrid-Field Motor Technology for the semiconductor, LED, FPD and solar equipment markets, announced that it has closed a $5.8 million Series B funding round. (January 14, 2013)





Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything

Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option for Farmers?