Erik Wilde from Berkeley, CA, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0 

Researchers from Japan have developed a methodology for using two drones to inspect wind turbines without shutdown: significantly impacting the cost of maintenance.  Read on to learn how it works.

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NTT Researchers, from left: Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor -Toshifumi Miyagi
Senior Research Engineer – Tatsuya Nakatani
Engineer -Takamasa Yoshida
Research Engineer – Fumiaki Nagase, Ph.D
Executive Research Engineer – Takeshi Onizawa, Ph.D

How Drones Are Making Wind Turbines Even More Sustainable

by Tatsuya Nakatani, NTT Senior Research Engineer

The past decade, according to the Columbia Climate School,…