Drone Technology

Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG partner on wind turbine blade inspection

A new solution to optimise wind turbine blade inspection is expected on the market owing to a partnership between Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG.


Powerful AI augments fault detection on wind turbines

An artificial intelligence (AI) engine has been developed to automatically detect rotor blade damages on wind turbines, and aims to improve the productivity and consistency of blade inspection processes by recognizing damages based on inspection image material.

Drones and AI to inspect 1250 wind turbines

A massive drone-based blade inspection on 1250 wind turbines in Scandinavia is to be carried out in less than 12 weeks.

Op-ed: POWER-GEN at 30 strives for Simply Irresistible

How does one describe the pace of change within the electric power generation mix now from three short decades ago?

Siemens launches UAV with AI technology for line inspections

Siemens today launched an unmanned aerial vehicle technology that incorporates artificial intelligence "to bring inspection of transmission lines to the next level".  

Electrify Europe – a convergence of industry and ideas

After a quarter of a century, Europe's most recognized annual power industry event takes on a new name and new mission.

Drone-based power asset inspection firm focuses on AI

Power asset inspection solutions firm AirFusion claims it can replace most human analysis of the data gathered by a drone with artificial intelligence.