Tag / Fukushima
New Toshiba and IRID Robot Will Inspect Interior of Primary Containment Vessel at Fukushima Daiichi 3
Press Releases • Jun 15, 2017 05:00 GMT
Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning have developed a submersible robot (an underwater ROV), only 13cm in diameter, that is small enough and resilient enough to enter and inspect the damaged primary containment vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 3.
Blog posts • May 31, 2017 08:00 GMT
Minamisoma City in Fukushima prefecture became the victim of the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. One of many revitalization plans came from Eiju Hangai, who initiated the Minamisoma Solar Agripark project. Mr. Hangai talks with Mr. Niimoto of Toshiba, who supported him in this project. This park was not only about generating power, but also offers children a hands-on-learning experience.