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  • Send in the Drones – Unmanned inspection vehicles for energy facilities on the rise

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, for wind turbine blade inspection, including revenue forecasts by segment and region, through 2024. To inspect the blades of the more than 270,000 wind turbines operating globally, technicians have ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Drones take flight over HVAC

    EYE IN THE SKY Perhaps drones’ most significant HVACR application lies in their ability to inspect rooftop units. Using a drone allows a technician to gather any pertinent visual information before ascending to the top of a building. Additionally, drones can capture film of technicians and contractors in action, be used for promotional reasons, and provide an eye in the sky to ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Integrated Drone Solution Enhances Utility Asset Data

    Black & Veatch and Aeryon Labs announced recently (10/24) that they have launched an end-to-end asset management inspection solution leveraging drone technology for global energy clients. Aeryon's commercial unmanned aerial system (UAS) hardware, software and services enable the capture of critical ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Annual Revenue for Drone and Robotics Technologies for Transmission and Distribution Is Expected to Reach $4.1 Billion by 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the market for drone and robotics technologies for transmission and distribution (DRTD), providing an analysis of market issues and global forecasts for revenue, segmented by region and technology, through 2024. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) and other robotic technologies are rapidly finding purpose in ...

  • Storm Water System CCTV Inspection

    The town of Renfrew is a small municipality, with storm and sanitary system including 89 km (55 miles) of pipe. In 2005, Renfrew hired a CCTV service company to inspect 75% of their system, totaling $400,000 to complete. The town understood that CCTV camera inspections of storm water pipes ensure the integrity of the system, and minimize risks of contamination, flooding, blockages and collapsed ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Marine Safety – Monitoring Shipping Vessel Impact on Coastal Shores

    With Canada aiming to increase marine safety within its coastal shores, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) prove to be well suited for the task. Through the Ocean Protection Plan, the Canadian Government plans to increase funding to marine safety services to each of the country’s coasts; including the shipping passages in the Arctic waters. The program highlights the need for ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Tank Cleaning Robot | See it First at ACE17

    Deep Trekker™ is set to showcase the new tank cleaning robot, the DT640 Utility Crawler, at AWWA ACE 2017 in Philadelphia – including the award-winning DT340 Pipe Crawler and underwater drones. As the Deep Trekker team gets ready to exhibit at the AWWA Annual Conference and Expo (ACE) in Philadelphia (be sure to come and visit us at ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Coulson Ice Blast Announces Corrosion Coatings ltd. as Trinidad and Tobago Distributor

    Coulson Ice Blast is partnering with Corrosion Coatings ltd. for the distribution of all Coulson Ice Blast products in Trinidad and Tobago.  Corrosion Coatings ltd. is specialized in the cleaning, inspection, surface preparation and protective coatings industries.  They are heavily involved in the offshore oil industry, providing cleaning, recoating and aerial drone surveillance ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Introducing the New DT640 Utility Crawler

    Deep Trekker™ has added to its fleet of portable, robust underwater drone robots;  the DT640 Utility Crawler – designed to perform a multitude of underwater tasks. From the start, Deep Trekker™ has always collaborated with clients to build affordable products to perform underwater inspections over various ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Mundus Group, Inc. an Aerospace Technology Consortium Announced It Is in Negotiations to Acquire Chapman Aerospace, a UAV VTOL Technology Provider

    Mundus Group (PINKSHEETS: MNDP) announced that negotiations were underway to acquire Chapman Aerospace, a California aerospace business. Chapman Aerospace has been an innovator involved in the state of the art Remote Controlled (RC) UAV drone development since 2000. Chapman Aerospace previously worked with the U.S. Navy and Mundus subsidiary, Roadable Aircraft Inc. between 2001 and 2004 as a ...


  • EDPR and EDP Foundation award Spanish students with University Challenge 2016

    EDP Renewables and the EDP Foundation in Spain have announced the winner of the EDPR University Challenge 2016 for students from Spanish universities. The awards ceremony was hosted by João Manso Neto, CEO of EDPR. The five shortlisted groups presented their projects to the audience and the judging panel, which was formed by EDP Renewables executives such as Joaquín ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Environment Agency recognizes TEAM2100 for coastal risk and resilience innovations

    The Environment Agency presented the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 programme (TEAM2100) a Project Excellence Award in Innovation for its contribution to managing flood and coastal risk and building local resilience to flooding. Innovation is core to all activities across TEAM2100, an integrated delivery team consisting of the Environment Agency, CH2M and Balfour Beatty. TEAM2100 is driving ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

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