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SkySpecs Drones Inspect 1,500 Wind Blades In One Month

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...

SgurrEnergy Brings In UAVs For Inspections, Asset Management

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy - part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company - has brought unmanned...

New Rugged DJI Drone Suited For Industrial Inspections, Including Wind

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.,...

AES Announces Big Expansion Of Drone Infrastructure Inspections

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...

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...