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Energy Industry also Faces Threats from Drones

The energy sector is subject to the potential harm caused by drones flying in minimally regulated, and often unmonitored airspace. The energy industry does not only have an impact on commerce but rather national security. An event, caused by a … Continue reading

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Drones Helping Long Island Utility “Keep the Lights On”

In order to further improve and advance the electric system on Long Island, N.Y., PSEG Long Island and ULC Robotics, a local technology company, are deploying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to conduct the utility’s inspections of power lines and other … Continue reading

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Why Power Companies Love Drones

There are already 170,000 small, unmanned aerial vehicles licensed in the U.S., and the Federal Aviation Administration predicts another half-million more of them to be airborne by 2022. Drones are everywhere, doing all sorts of things, including delivering hamburgers and … Continue reading

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Using Drones to Increase Net Safety in the Utility Sector

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 the risks and rewards of implementing new safety technology on … Continue reading

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