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Mobile robot: solar installer terminator

German companies are developing mobile robots to install solar panels, which can replace manual installation

with the decline of the cost of solar panels, the cost of manual installation is gradually becoming the bulk of the price of solar panels. To this end, two German companies are developing mobile robots to automatically install solar panels, with the aim of significantly reducing the cost of manual installation

it is reported that the robot developed by German PV kraftwerker company is called Momo, which can move to a designated place to carry solar panels and install solar modules through sensor claws. It is reported that the robot is equipped with a 3D camera, which can adjust any small partial visibility during installation, and will further expand the difference, so as to accurately install components

the advantage of using robots is that they can work day and night in all kinds of weather, and they can install large solar panels for power stations. It is reported that Momo can install more than 6 square meters of components and carry 140 kilograms of such "metamaterials", which are expected to be used in automobile manufacturing and other payloads in the future. In addition, according to PV kraftwerker's calculation, the installation that used to require 35 workers now requires only 3 workers, 1/8 of the time. The company also said that the manual installation cost of a 14 MW power station may be as high as $2million, but the use of robots can reduce the installation cost by half. A recycled plastic granulator with a price of $900000 will have a wide range of customers. At present, businesses can buy green packages through tmall enterprises. Robots can recover their costs in less than a year

as the price of solar panels fell, the global installation of solar energy soared. At the same time, solar energy can only generate about 145 watts of electricity per square meter, which is only enough for twoorthree lights. Therefore, the use of solar panels is huge, but at present, they all need to be installed manually

at present, Germany leads the world in the installed capacity of solar energy in the world, reaching 7.5 GW. In the future, Germany plans to source 80% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. This robot assisted installation method is considered to be conducive to the realization of this goal

at present, however, Momo can only do one thing: place the solar panel on the metal frame that human beings have built. Then the workers complete the rest of the fixing and circuit connection work. Researchers admit that Momo is not as flexible as human beings at present, but with the continuous emergence of automated design of various components, Momo will be able to complete more and more work. For example, special interfaces will allow robots to connect circuits

robots can also be used in some special environments. For example, the Japanese government has authorized PV kraftwerker to develop a robot to install panels for solar power plants in areas exposed to radiation after the Fukushima nuclear accident. It is reported that the Japanese government hopes to use it within six months. (Chen LE)

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