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Using Autonomous Drones in the Power Sector [PODCAST]
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Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have been dabbled with throughout the power industry for years. POWER featured a drone on its cover in April 2014, and has published many…


Using Drones to Increase Net Safety in the Utility Sector
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Across the country, energy and utility companies are adopting and using drone technology to increase their business operations and improve overall safety of their workforces. Many companies are also discussing…


A Bird's-Eye View: Drones in the Power Sector

[caption id="attachment_116192" align="alignnone" width="650"] Image courtesy: AES Corp.[/caption] Unmanned aerial systems—drones—have quickly found their place in the power sector. But as the industry moves out of test cases and experiments,…


Terrorist Drones Could Pose Threat to Nuclear Plants
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Advanced drones capable of carrying sophisticated imaging equipment and significant payloads pose a serious threat to nuclear power plants and other high-profile targets, says a report released on Jan. 11…