This Solar Panel Cleaning Robot Cuts Maintenance Costs by 80%

 - Feb 28, 2018
References: & gadgetify
This solar panel cleaning robot has been created to offer a way for businesses to maintain their equipment without the need for humans to do the work, which can often be quite arduous and hot.

Developed by Miraikikai and engineers at the Kagawa University, the robot is able to rapidly clean dirt and dirt from solar panels with the 'Type 1' model performing 200 square meters of cleaning per hour and the 'Type 2' performing a whopping 1,300 square meters per hour. The robots are able to perform cleaning for up to two hours each per charge of the internal Li-ion battery pack.

The solar panel cleaning robots speak to the growing popularity of sustainable energy solutions and the need for aftermarket ways to keep them operating at peak performance.