Archive for drones

Measure Launches Turnkey Drone Inspections For Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

Drone as a Service company Measure has added turnkey wind farm inspections to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. According to the Washington, D.C.-headquartered company, wind farm operators can outsource preventive maintenance inspections to Measure’s drone pilots and data [Read More]

Honeywell, Intel Launch Drone Inspection Service Suited For Energy Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Wind stakeholders, there’s a new drone inspection service for industrial customers: In collaboration with Intel, Fortune 100 industrial technology company Honeywell has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service, the Honeywell InView, to help clients improve critical [Read More]

Vessel-Based Drone Takes On Offshore Wind Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 12, 2017

ESVAGT, a Denmark-based provider of services for offshore industries, has added drone inspections to its list of offerings. Most recently, the “Esvagt Champion” vessel assisted with the drone inspection of blades and towers on 80 wind turbines comprising the BARD [Read More]

SkySpecs Drones Inspect 1,500 Wind Blades In One Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 12, 2017

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of wind turbine inspections using drones, is touting a new company record for the number of turbine inspections within a 30-day period. According to an update from Danny Ellis, CEO and co-founder of the [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Brings In UAVs For Inspections, Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection services. Following approval from the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Teams With Drone Inspections Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 28, 2017

Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]

New Rugged DJI Drone Suited For Industrial Inspections, Including Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

China-based drone technology company DJI has introduced the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which the company has designed for enterprise solutions – e.g., aerial inspections for critical infrastructure, such as bridges and energy facilities, including wind turbines; construction-site mapping; [Read More]

AES Announces Big Expansion Of Drone Infrastructure Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

Drone as a Service operator Measure has announced a new strategic partnership with The AES Corp., which will be using Measure’s services to remotely inspect energy infrastructure globally. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides sustainable energy to 17 [Read More]

Drone Inspections Company Marks Notable Success In Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Citing increased demand from both domestic and international markets, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections company Cyberhawk Innovations is reporting 12 months of success within its wind power division. Headquartered in Livingston, Scotland, the company also has bases in Houston, the [Read More]

Energy Company Seeks Drones, Robotics For Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 07, 2016

The AES Corp. is launching an open innovation contest targeted at improving the safety and increasing the availability of power plants through unmanned inspections in extreme heat. AES, a Fortune 200 global power company, provides energy to 17 countries through [Read More]