Robots Are the Future of Fukushima

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  • Stricken prefecture sees revitalization on `Innovation Coast'
  • Local government hopes to foster renewable energy industry

Robot that monitors Fukushima reactor no. 1.

Source: Hitachi Ltd.

Japan is spending more than $1 billion to relaunch the area around the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant as the country’s “Innovation Coast.”

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