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Drones for Energy Projects

The use of drones in energy-related applications is an expanding field with many highly-innovative applications.

Come along to this Afternoon Workshop to see how drones can help your business highlight inefficiency, improve the operation and maintenance of assets and help lower costs.

Applications include:

  • Building efficiency, maintenance and management,
  • PV array monitoring for inaccessible locations,
  • Renewable energy site assessments,
  • Solar and wind farm monitoring,
  • Power cable monitoring,
  • Environmental monitoring.

This fully funded workshop, which will feature real-life case studies of drones in action, demonstrations, real-world information and advice about how drones may be able help your business or energy-related projects.

Draft Agenda

13:30 Arrival and Registration
14:00 Drones - Introduction and Technology (Steve Fuller, University of Nottingham)
14:25 Drones - Legislative Issues, Training and Licensing (Steve Fuller, University of Nottingham)
14:50 Drones in Action - Monitoring, Measurement and Maintenance (James Hoare, LHW Partnership)
15:10 Demonstration
15:40 Break and Networking
16:00 Drones in Action - A renewable energy installer's perspective (David Hill, Carbon Legacy)
16:15 Drones in Action - Surveying and real world experience (Paul MacMahon, Panoptics)
16:30 Research activities at the University of Nottingham (Hery Mwenegoha, University of Nottingham)
16:40 Q&A
16:50 Drones - The Future
17:00 Networking
17:30 Close

This event is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020. This event is classed as State Aid to participating businesses, but is delivered completely free of charge. For more information about the programme, please visit the 'Energy for Business' website.

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Date: Thursday 11th April 2019
Time: 1:30pm - 5pm
Cost: Free
Venue: RAD Building, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham NG7 2TU