The Value of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Power Utilities in Developing Asia

Publication | July 2021
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This paper discusses how unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are helping to address energy sector challenges and the feasibility of their uptake in developing Asia.

UAS technologies such as drones are increasingly being used to automate the planning, building, and maintenance of energy facilities around the world. The effectiveness of UAS and digital technologies are transforming energy sector operations to be faster, safer, and more cost-efficient. This working paper introduces UAS and discusses the latest technological developments, current applications, and potential for adoption in ADB’s developing member countries.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • UAS Application in Power Utilities
  • Key Technology and Development
  • UAS Inspection Center
  • Conclusions

Additional Details

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Type
Series
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Clean energy
  • Access to energy
  • Information and Communications Technology
Pages
  • 78
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • WPS210213-2

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