Use of Drones (UAVs) in the Wind Power Industry Increased by 6.9 percent in 2018

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/4th February 2019, Drone Market Watch™/ Wind power industry is developing rapidly in the past decade and at the end of 2018 more than 382,310 wind turbines are operational at global level according to the research department of Drone Market Watch™. This means over 1,146,930 wind turbine blades are subject to physical wear out and need regular inspections throughout their lifespan. 

Drones (UAVs) provide regular inspection works of wind turbines and wind blades quicker, safer and cost efficient than traditional inspection methods. Inspection techniques provide high definition videos and ultra-high resolution imagery of the blade, which previously was only achieved by the rope climbing maintenance technicians. With the support UAV technology surveyors are able to inspect wind turbines very closely for minute cracks, paint peel offs, dents, and others, by simply by looking at the photos and videos, which drones (UAVs) provide.

Over 170 senior managers of wind farms, O&M companies, wind farm asset managers, drone manufacturers, software developers and service providers have been interviewed to better understand trends in deployment of drones (UAVs) in wind farm inspections. Use of drones in the wind power industry in 2018 increased by 8.2 percent compared to 2017 reveals Drone Market Watch™ in its recently published report Drones in Wind Power Industry Global Market Outlook 2018 ÷ 2027.

Industry analysts of Drone Market Watch™ used a complex array of research sources to understand the role of drones (UAVs) and their application in the wind power industry. For this reason, a unique approach was applied in the segmentation process to achieve and present a better explanation of fundamental drivers and future dynamics behind the global market of drones (UAVs) in the wind power industry.

The market was divided into four main segments:

1) Wind Turbines Inspection;
2) Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms;
3) Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluations and Technical Due Diligence of Wind Farms;
4) Security and Surveillance of Wind Farms.

In this independent, 160+ page report Drone Market Watch™ analyzes the global market for drones (UAVs) application in the wind power industry regarding market dynamics, technology characteristics, industry structure, innovations and key industry vendors. Through extensive research and discussions with experts in the industry, Drone Market Watch™ has identified a series of market trends that will impact this market over the coming decade.

With over 95 charts, maps, tables and figures, together with the competitive landscape of over 50 key companies investigated and overview of drone (UAV) flight regulations in 44 countries in 6 world regions, the report Drones in Wind Power Industry Global Market Outlook 2018 ÷ 2027 gives you a perfect visual breakdown of this market.

The more information you may read here: Drones in Wind Power Industry Global Market Outlook 2018 ÷ 2027

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