Drone trials hailed a success
A project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, has completed the the first stage of beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flight trials in segregated airspace.
Drone project begins flight trials on energy network assets
A project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.
Energy networks could use drones for inspections
Utility companies will be able to take to the skies to inspect their network infrastructure thanks to a drones project that has been coordinated by the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC).
Drones take off in wind sector
Aerial inspection company Cyberhawk has reported strong growth in the last 12 months following "impressive" demand from the wind sector.
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Cross-sector partnership to drive adoption of drones
Energy networks are working with the Department of Transport and the Civil Aviation Authority to push the adoption of drone technology as standard practise for asset inspection.