July 06, 2011      

Like Japan, France is heavily reliant on nuclear energy (read main story). But unlike Japan, it has a fleet of robots that stand ready to tackle accidents at the country’s 59 nuclear plants. The Group of Robotics Intervention on Accidents (INTRA) is part of a consortium consisting of Electricity of France (EDF), French Atomic Energy Company (CEA), and AREVA, a nuclear power conglomerate. INTRA’s mission is to maintain a fleet of robots ready at all times to respond to an emergen...

Thank You for Reading Robotics Business Review!

Reading this content requires a free membership.
To continue reading, please sign up for an RBR Insider account.