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PG&E Using Drones, Helicopters To Inspect Equipment In Marin
PG&E Using Drones, Helicopters To Inspect Equipment In Marin Pacific Gas and Electric Company is using drones and helicopters to inspect electric transmission lines for wildfire risks in Marin County.


PG&E Using Drones, Helicopters To Inspect Equipment In Marin
MARIN COUNTY, CA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company is using drones and helicopters to inspect electric transmission lines for wildfire risks in Marin County. PG&E made automated phone calls or …


Drones Join Helicopters Inspecting Power Lines in High …
Linemen can also use a drone — mounting cameras on the top or bottom of the device — to help inspect equipment without having to climb a pole, making it safer. “Drones are the future, especially the inspections part of it,” said Stenberg, noting that drones can also be used to string lines in some cases instead of a helicopter, helping …


PG&E Testing Safety Drones to Inspect Electric and Gas …
Release Date: May 18, 2016 Contact: PG&E External Communications (415) 973-5930 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is testing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, to enhance the safety and reliability of its electric and gas service. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has authorized PG&E to use drones to assist with inspections …


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VIDEO: PG&E Tests Drones, New Safety Tool for Inspections …
PG&E has the largest hydroelectric system of any investor-owned utility in America. And inspecting that 500-mile system can be a time-consuming job that requires workers to deal with treacherous terrain and reach hard-to-access locations. But as this video shows, there’s a new tool that promises to make the job safer and more efficient.


Metro Again Suspends Service Early Due To DC Curfew: June 2
WASHINGTON, DC — Metro will once again be suspending rail and bus service early due to a 7 p.m. curfew in Washington, D.C. Trains will stop running one hour early, at 8 p.m.; and buses will stop …


PG&E to conduct electrical inspections with helicopters
MENDOCINO Co., 5/11/20 — PG&E has been conducting both routine maintenance, and additional inspections on electrical and natural gas infrastructure this spring, and over the next several weeks, the company will be flying drones and helicopters around Mendocino and Humboldt counties to inspect electric transmission lines. The utility company is preparing to inspect all transmission lines in …


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Will Drones Replace News Helicopters? | HowStuffWorks
Perritt, the “Domesticating Drones” author, adds: “Drones won’t ever completely replace news helicopters. Because they are so much cheaper, they will be used in some markets instead of helicopters, and stations in big markets may renegotiate their helicopter contracts over time to use less helicopter time, filling the gap with drones.”
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