Energy inspections specifically Solar, Wind Turbines, Oil & Gas, Power Lines, Nuclear Power are some of the end-case use of drones in the Energy sector.“Good work DJI and FLIR, this is a real industry-leading piece of equipment and will certainly make a difference in the industrial UAV inspection industry.”
-Lewis Pritchard, CEO of Team UAV
Aerial platforms are rapidly becoming vital tools for businesses looking to more efficiently collect information crucial to their operations. As the first integrated aerial camera with an optical zoom up to 30x and digital up to 6x, the Zenmuse Z30 offers unparalleled image data capture.
The DJI Zenmuse XT2 coupled with the Z30, camera offers many advantages for rooftop solar panel inspectors and operators of massive solar farms. In addition to being able to clearly view temperature anomalies on a crisp thermal image, the Zenmuse XT2 can be used to scan installed solar panels during normal operation across large areas within a short time frame. This allows problem panels to be isolated quickly, ready for remedial action, keeping energy production at optimum levels. Attached to a DJI M200, the XT2 will have a flight time of over 20 minutes, allowing for the inspection of large sites in a single flight.
DJI’s Inspire series when combined with either its Zenmuse X5 or X7 cameras provide solar energy plants the ability to inspect an array of panels at speed. Instead of sending inspectors out into the plant to check individual panels on foot, a flight overhead recorded using 4K video provides the image clarity needed to carry out initial inspections. Inspectors then are only required to investigate problem areas, significantly increasing their efficiency and productivity.
Safety and efficiency are paramount to modern energy refining facilities and inspections are mission critical to maintaining operations. Traditional inspection methods have always been challenging as facilities can cover large areas with complex structural layouts.
UAVs allow for even the largest facilities to be inspected quickly from the air.
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