JANUARY 13, 2014
Signals growing demand for QBotix Robotic Tracking System as solar project cost saver.
January 13, 2014 — Menlo Park, CA & Edinburgh, Scotland — QBotix, which harnesses the power of robotic tracking to optimize solar plant operation, today announced its further international expansion through a 45 MW supply contract with UK-based developer Castillium. QBotix will provide the Robotic Tracking System (RTS) for use in Castillium’s pipeline of more than 200 MW of ground-mounted solar PV projects throughout the UK. Read More
AUGUST 27, 2013
QBotix growth sparks adding new executives Matt Lugar as VP of Sales & Marketing and Kirk Johnson as VP of Finance.
August 27, 2013—SAN FRANCISCO, CA and MENLO PARK, CA—QBotix, makers of innovative mobile robotic and tracking solutions for the commercial and utility-scale solar sectors, announced that the company has hired solar power industry veterans Matt Lugar to serve as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Kirk Johnson as Vice President of Finance. Read More
JULY 10, 2013
QBotix Introduces the SolBot R-225 and Other Performance Enhancements for its Robotic Tracking System (RTS) for Increasing the Performance of Solar Power Plants. RTS has been deployed at five commercial-scale solar power plants..
July 9, 2013—SAN FRANCISCO, CA and MENLO PARK, CA—QBotix, which harnesses the power of robotics for the solar industry, today at Intersolar North America unveiled the SolBot R-225 and other enhancements for its Robotic Tracking System (RTS), a next generation system for optimizing the productivity of solar power plants. Read More
MARCH 19, 2013
County of Alameda Deploys QBotix Tracking System for a 48 Kilowatt Solar System at Santa Rita Jail: Additional Projects Underway in North America and Asia Under Construction.
DUBLIN, CA–(Marketwire – Mar 19, 2013) - QBotix, which harnesses the power of the robotics for the solar industry, is proud to announce that a solar power plant employing its QBotix Tracking System (QTS) is complete and has begun to generate power. Read More
NOVEMBER 26, 2012
|QBotix Receives $1 Million Award from Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to Develop More Solar Robots|
|Company part of DOE-led initiative to reduce the cost of solar to $1 per watt by 2020|
|Menlo Park, CA. Nov. 26, 2012–QBotix, which is harnessing the power of robotics for the solar industry, has received a $1 million research award under the SunShot Initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Read More|
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
|QBotix Unveils QTS: A Revolutionary System for Reducing the Cost of Solar Power with Mobile Robots|
|NEA, Firelake Capital, Siemens Venture Capital, and DFJ JAIC Invest $6.5 Million into Company that delivers dual-axis tracking for single-axis pricing.|
|September 4, 2012. Menlo Park, CA.—QBotix, a new company bringing the power of robotics to solar energy, today unveiled the QBotix Tracking System™ (QTS), a comprehensive dual-axis tracking system that employs rugged, intelligent and mobile robots to dynamically operate solar power plants and maximize energy output. Read More|