Drones: The Solar Industry’s New Best Friend

Why the path to mass adoption of solar power — and the 3 cent KwH — is being forged with drones

DroneDeploy
Aug 28, 2018 · 5 min read

Hardware Advancements Have Driven Down Costs. Until Now.

The reduction of utility-scale solar energy costs have come down considerably since 2009. Source: Lazard.
Installed PV System Prices over time. Source: SunShot Initiative.

The High Cost of Construction Can Be Offset with Reduced Labor Costs

With Thermal Live Map, a solar farm can be inspected from the sky. Photo courtesy of DJI.

Peak Efficiency Will Be Unlocked with Drone Insights

Real-time thermal drone maps help spot broken cells in minutes, drastically reducing inspection and maintenance cycles for solar operators.
SunShot’s Solar Power Goal: 50% of U.S. Electricity by 2030. Source: SunShot Initiative

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