TITLE

EPRI Tests Confirm Viability of Using Drones to Assess Storm Damage on Distribution Systems

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;4/10/2012, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the completion of tests done by the Electric Power Research Institute on unmanned aircraft systems. It says that the tests found that drones can be used to examine storm damage on utility distribution systems. According to the author, the examinations include navigating aircraft technologies to transfer power lines images.
ACCESSION #
75649717

 

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