Introducing robots that tilt solar panels

Originally posted on Gigaom:

Inside a fenced-in yard in an industrial corner of Menlo Park, Calif. — a few miles from the venture capitalists on Sand Hill Road, and the west span of the Dumbarton Bridge that stretches over the bay  — robots have quietly been tending to two rows of solar panels. Every 40 minutes the robots adjust the tilt of the panels to face the sun as it moves across the sky — equipped with sensors, GPS and a wireless connection, the robots also continuously report back data about the panels to the solar project owner.

The robots, which represent an entirely new and potentially disruptive way of managing solar panels, won’t have to be under cover for much longer. Made by a new VC-backed startup called QBotix (which we briefly mentioned last month), the robots are making their public debut on Tuesday and Qbotix says its robots are being used…

View original 634 more words

About these ads

About plerudulier

Primarily interested in interacting and engaging with people about issues related to profession but also charity, environment, ... you get the idea.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Ma Feuille De Chou

"Penser à soi-même avec légèreté et au monde avec profondeur." Miyamoto Musashi

pragmata

Pragmata: Association d'études pragmatistes

Authentik, la websérie !

La websérie 100% Authentik !

Grantland

Sports and Pop Culture from Bill Simmons and our rotating cast of writers | Grantland

La vérité (réalité ?) est absurde

Il suffit de tordre la réalité pour qu'elle se gondole… parfois ;-)

Norwich

Du temps et des lieux, chez W. G. Sebald et quelques autres.

Presse et tablette

L'actualité des journaux et magazines sur iPad et tablettes numériques

Vivons pour des idées

Mourrons pour des idées, d'accord, mais de mort lente

Rencontre Photographique

"Qui ne comprend pas un regard, ne comprendra pas mieux une explication." (proverbe arabe)

SharePoint & Products Technologies

Microsoft SharePoint Plateform by mickey75019

L'INSTITUEUR

Parfois mes collègues me tapent sur le système. Souvent, les réformes me rendent dingue. Tout le temps, je me demande ce que je fous là...

Thèse Antithèse Foutaises

Un espace dédié au plaisir de lire, d'écrire et surtout (avouons-le !) de produire de la foutaise...

Connecting worlds

Les internets modernes, faut se les faire.

La soif du septième art

Rien n'est pointu, tout est pointé

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 37 other followers

%d bloggers like this: