Research and Markets has released their latest report, entitled “Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Industry North America Market Outlook 2017 – 2026” . The report analyzes the North American market for drone (UAV) applications in wind power, particularly in regards to market dynamics, technology characteristics, industry structure, innovations, and key industry vendors.
Through extensive research and discussions with experts in the industry, researchers have identified a series of market trends that will impact this market over the coming decade.
The wind-power industry has developed quickly in the past decade and, as of the end of 2016, almost 345,000 wind turbines were operational at global level. This means more than 1,035,000 turbine blades are subject to physical wear out and need regular inspections throughout their lifespan.
Drones (UAVs) could perform inspection work of wind turbines and wind blades quicker, safer, and more cost effectively than traditional methods.
Drones in Wind Power Industry North America Market Outlook 2017 – 2026 is essential reading for anyone in with an interest in the rising application and role of drones in wind-power industry, explaining how this market will develop in North America over the next ten years.
Some of the companies mentioned include: Airobotics, Aeronavics, Drone Defence, HUVRData, 3D Robotics, PrecisionHawk, SkySpecs, Sharper Shape, SkySafe, Skysense, UpWind Solutions, Ventus Wind, WindSpect, Yuneec, and others.