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Study Concludes Aerial Thermography Most Suitable Method to Identify Underperforming PV Cells

In this post we present data from a study that was published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, concluding that aerial thermography is the most suitable method to identify underperforming photovoltaic (PV) cells. Analysis of this data is critical for optimization of solar operations & mai...

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Drones reduce risk for tower climbers by 30%

Tower climbing has been called "the most dangerous job in America" by OSHA's top administrator, with a death rate 10 times that of construction. Drones can significantly improve safety and efficiency for tower climbers and reduce inspection time and cost. Check out this article to learn more.
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"UAVs application in PV plants can guarantee to increase overall system performance."

This is a quote from a peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering. This is a very powerful statement and rings true for O&M's that are already utilizing drones for solar inspections.

https://infraredaerial.com/increase-solar-pla...

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Drones reduce solar O&M costs by $1,254 per MW

This article details quantitatively how solar inspections with drones and infrared cameras reduce O&M costs, improve efficiency and improve safety for solar technicians. https://infraredaerial.com/reduce-solar-om-costs-by-1254-per-mw/

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Drones May Begin Helping U.S. Hospitals Respond to Covid-19

Zipline, leading drone delivery company, has already been assisting with COVID-19 response internationally, but now could get the green light from US regulators to bring its innovative service to strained US hospitals.

Additionally, the article notes that "once a Covid-19 vaccine is d...

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Chinese Drone Ban Divides US Government

Chinese Drone Ban Divides US Government

Tensions are rising within federal agencies after a bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation that would effectively bar federal agencies from buying drones made in China.

US protectionists vs those who do not want ...

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Newest DJI Drones Coming in 2020

Newest DJI Drones Coming in 2020?

Matrice 300, Mavic 3 Pro, Mavic Air 2 all rumored to be released by DJI in 2020.

What features & upgrades are you most excited to see in these potential new drones?

#DroneNews #DJI #Drones #Mavic #Matrice #sUAS #UAV
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Remote ID at Expense of Hobbyist Drone Pilots

Remote ID will be an important factor in the long term success and growth of the UAS industry, but is it coming at the expense of hobbyist drone pilots?

What are your thoughts?

#Drones #RemoteID #UAS #UAV #sUAS #Dronepilots #Dronenews # #unmanned

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FAA Proposes Remote ID Rules

Remote ID is Approaching... FAA Proposed Rules For UAS Remote Identification.

Do you think this will be good for the UAS industry or create more problems than benefits?


#RemoteID #Dronenews #FAA #UAS #drones #UTM

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Drone Data Breach Exposes US Police Force Aerial Data

Drone Data Breach Exposes US Police Force Aerial Data

"Dronesense, which sells a platform for controlling drones to police, left customer data including flight plans exposed."

Data security will continue being a hot topic going into 2020. It will be the cause of the ult...

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