Tag: utility industry

Terra Drone Indonesia teams with Japan’s leading power industry research institute...

Terra Drone Indonesia and Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI) (Headquarter: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Masanori Matsuura, hereinafter called CRIEPI) have successfully demonstrated...

The Evolution of Wind Turbine Inspections

CASE STUDY: The data management platform Scopito is used by a lot of drone inspectors around the world. But Scopito is more than “drone software”, and today...

MMC Spider Drone Is Changing the Way Utility Companies Work Around...

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 Announces New Automatic Detailed Inspection Service for Electric Utilities

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

Promising Results from Drone-Based Powerline Inspections in Norway

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

How Drones Are Changing Inspections in the Utilities Industry

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),...

With Over 300,000KM of Experience, the Spider Solution for Power Line...

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

Big data and drones team up to keep the lights on

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

Asset Inspections – How UAVs are Changing the Lay of the...

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...