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    Thursday, March 02, 2017

    Drones Hunt Down Solar Sites

    How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future; A cottage industry is growing around new technology for solar power developers to design, build and operate solar farms to help compete with fossil fuel power

    Katie Fehrenbacher, 26 February, 2017 (UK Guardian)

    “…[Solar manufacturing and developing giant SunPower is researching the potential of small drones equipped with cameras to] survey a wide region and help design a solar power farm that can fit more solar panels on a piece of land, more quickly and for lower costs…[This is an example of how solar companies are using the latest computing technologies, such as drones, robots, software, sensors, and networks] to design, build and operate solar farms. After seeing the prices of solar panels drop dramatically over the past decade, companies are looking for new ways to cut costs and compete with fossil fuel power through project design…[Cutting down the amount of land used by solar farms also] minimizes environmental impact]…An increase in tech investment could help to boost growth as more large solar and wind farms come online in the US and worldwide over the next few decades…” click here for more

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