Tag: utility industry

China’s leading industrial drone company, MMC, is changing the way that utility companies around the world think about power line stringing. MMC is dominating the market...

Sharper Shape Inc. has announced this week that their new Automatic Detail Inspection (ADI) service has successfully completed field trials and is now available...

In many regions of Norway, access to powerlines is difficult, so helicopters are often deployed to inspect the grid. But power utilities are increasingly...

Utilities are spending millions of dollars inspecting infrastructure from power lines to pipelines, which are often in hard-to-reach, dangerous places. However, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS),...

Drone technology is relatively new – but the clear success of drone implementation has led to rapid adoption in the energy industry. Leading commercial...

Storm damage repairs and preventative maintenance on power lines and trees are two of the most important tasks utility companies take on, requiring a...

As infrastructure ages it must be regularly inspected to detect issues as early as possible. However, asset inspection is traditionally a labour intensive, high-risk...