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One Month, 1,500 Turbine Blades: SkySpecs Touts Drone Inspections Milestone

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...
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Simulyze Lays out Seven Reasons Utilities Should Adopt UAS

Reston, Va.-based Simulyze Inc. has outlined seven reasons the utilities industry should adopt unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).According to the company, its infographic on the...
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E&P Company Sees Major Time and Cost Reductions with Cyberhawk UAVs

Citing a major exploration and production (E&P) company - a sector within the oil and gas industry - Cyberhawk Innovations says its unmanned aerial...
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With U.S. Sen. on Hand, Utility Tests out BVLOS Drones

Yesterday, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner joined Ligado Networks, the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), Dominion Virginia Power and AeroVironment to test out...
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Virginia Team Testing out BVLOS Drones for Power Line Inspections

This Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner will join Ligado Networks, the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, Dominion Virginia Power and AeroVironment for a...
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Airobotics Green-Lighted for Pilot-Less, Autonomous Drone Flights

Following approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI), Airobotics is claiming the first worldwide authorization to fly fully automated drones without a...

CyPhy Works Adds UAV Services to Texas Company’s Oil and Gas Biz

Danvers, Mass.-based CyPhy Works Inc. is bringing its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services to oil and gas customers of Pilot Thomas Logistics, a Fort...

Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections

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

SkySpecs, Siemens Wind Power Taking Turbine Inspections to ‘Next Level’

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...

FAA, Xcel Energy Partner to Advance UAS for Utility Inspections

In an effort to research the safe operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for inspecting critical infrastructure, Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy is partnering with the...

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