Drones Energy Industry

Drone Revolution: The Energy Industry Could Be a Proving Ground

[Editor’s Note: Duke Energy is using drones to inspect solar panels.] The utility of drones in the commercial market is just starting to be discovered, and one place where they may go into use rapidly is in the energy industry. There are myriad applications in which companies may use drones, and with regulations recently being opened […]

Drone Solar Panel Inspection

Clean Solar Solutions Drone Surveys Take Off With Cleandrone

[Editor’s Note: Drones are being used to survey solar farms to see if they need cleaning.] Clean Solar Solutions are glad to have formed a drone surveying partnership with Swansea based Cleandrone.  Drone surveying is quickly becoming the preferred method of immediate faultfinding on utility scale solar farms. SEE ALSO:  O&M Partnership Formed With Beco Energy […]

SwarmX Autonomous Drones

Singapore start-up trials autonomous drones

[Editor’s Note: SwarmX drones will inspect solar panels and wind turbines.] A multinational energy services company is launching a pilot project to operate drones that can recharge and transmit data without the use of human handlers, potentially slashing one of the growing costs of the new industry. DNV GL, a Norwegian company that is one […]