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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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What’s all the buzz about? Utility finds drones better way to access hard-to-reach places

Question: What looks like a bird, flies like a helicopter and sounds like a swarm of bees? Answer: A drone! Drones, officially called Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), are rapidly gaining popularity and being used in dozens of applications. They come … Continue reading

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Spokane, Washington Will Use Drones to Inspect Infrastructure and Monitor Construction

The Spokane Public Works Department has decided to implement unmanned aerial vehicles into local infrastructure monitoring, construction projects, and environmental analysis. According to local outlet KREM 2 News, legislators have already signed off on these plans with officials stating that … Continue reading

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