Vestas unveils drone technology partnership to aid blade installation

Vestas has launched a research project with local supplier Hvide Sande Shipyard to look develop a new product using drone technology to support blade installation.

Windpower Monthly understands the result of the research project will not be a drone itself, but the final product would use the lessons and technology developed with the advancement of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in recent years.

Vestas believes the technology can be used to help stabilise blades during installation to allow blade lifts in harsher weather and reduce the use of taglines.

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