Robotic and Mechatronic Applications Related to Renewable Energy – A Survey

Ahmed A. Hassan, Mohamed El-Habrouk, Samir Deghedie

Abstract


It is convenient to use coal, oil, and natural gas for meeting mankind’s energy needs, but there is a limited supply of these fuels on Earth. Renewable energy is becoming more and more important as the need for energy rises while fossil fuel depletes. Robots deliver a host of benefits in a wide variety of applications. Users introducing robots to their production processes and general applications have seen a significant transformation in their productivity and efficiency. In this paper, some of the recent developments concerning the integration between robots and renewable energy are investigated. In other words, how can renewable energy be a viable source of energy for robots and how can the renewable energy industry benefit from robots.

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Renewable Energy Resources; Solar Energy; Wind Energy; Wave Energy; Biomass Energy; Wave Energy; Hydrogen Cells; Robots; Motion Mechanisms; Solar and Wind Tracking;

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