As stated in the latest press release officially published by Endesa, just a couple of days ago, company technicians began in Malaga to carry out flights with helicopters and drones in order to completely review the entire medium and high voltage network in Andalusia. As a detail, tell you that we talk about nothing less than more than 4.000 kilometers of network.
Apparently and according to what has been expressed from Endesa itself, these review tasks are framed within the Summer Plan that the company has developed in order to guarantee the quality of supply during the summer period. Helicopters equipped with state-of-the-art cameras as well as drones will be used for these works.
For the first time, Endesa will use drones in its inspections of power lines
It is precisely the use of drones In this type of work, the real novelty in Endesa's inspections, not in vain is the first time that the company uses this type of technology to carry out regulatory reviews of its power lines. The use of drones in these types of activities allows improving the quality of the reviews without the need for a technician to have to manually access the top of the medium voltage towers.
At this point, tell you that the truth is that it is the Endesa has applied this technology for the first time to its reviews in Andalusia Since, in other provinces, these inspections with drones have been carried out since 2012. Regarding the characteristics of the equipment used in this type of work, it should be noted that we are talking about drones equipped with high-resolution cameras that allow images of the lines to be captured by It is possible that the state of the infrastructures can be checked without having to interrupt the power supply.