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Drone Inspections Company Marks Notable Success In Wind

Citing increased demand from both domestic and international markets, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections company Cyberhawk Innovations is reporting 12 months of success within...

Energy Company Seeks Drones, Robotics For Inspections

The AES Corp. is launching an open innovation contest targeted at improving the safety and increasing the availability of power plants through unmanned inspections...

Bird-Scouting Drone Helps DONG Energy Plan Offshore Development

A drone has been used in a successful trial to count cliff-nesting seabirds at a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reserve...

Nordex Turns To Aviation Giant To Bring Drones To Wind

The Nordex Group has formed a partnership with Lufthansa Aerial Services (LAS) for unmanned aircraft system (UAS)-supported inspections of wind turbines.According to Nordex, an...

Emerging UAS Industry To Help Young U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Forge Ahead

In addition to operations and maintenance and pre-construction surveying, drones can be used to help detect listed species, such as the North Atlantic right whale, around offshore wind sites.

With New Funding, Drone Company PRENAV Set To Transform Turbine Inspections

San Carlos, Calif.-based PRENAV has raised $6.5 million in seed financing from investor Crosslink Capital, along with Haystack, Liquid 2 Ventures and WI Harper...

Michigan Drone Company Wins DOE Grant For Turbine Inspection Work

SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of autonomous drones for the inspection of wind turbines, has received a small-business voucher (SBV) from the U.S....

ABS Group Forms New Partnership For Drone-Based Wind Inspections

ABS Group, a provider of technical inspection and verification services to the global power and wind energy industries, has signed an agreement with DroneView...

HUVRdata, EdgeData Team Up For Unmanned Turbine Inspections

Austin, Texas-based HUVRdata and Grand Forks, N.D.-based EdgeData are collaborating on drone-based aerial inspection services for the wind power industry.The partnership will leverage HUVRdata’s...

Dogger Bank Offshore Project Gets O&M Boost From Drones

Scotland-based Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of drone-based inspections and surveys, has completed an operations and maintenance (O&M) inspection project for Forewind’s Dogger Bank offshore...