Scottish Drone Firm Soars into UK Energy Awards Finals


A Scotland-based drone survey agency has been shortlisted for 2 British vitality awards, solidifying UAV tech as a key element in vitality innovation.

Cyberhawk made the ultimate reduce for Best Offshore Renewables Innovation and Best Safety Improvement classes for the UK Energy Innovation Awards 2017. Sponsored by the Energy Innovation Centre, the awards “celebrate the best new technologies and innovations that are having a positive impact on the UK energy industry and benefitting energy customers.”

Cyberhawk has grown into an business chief within the drone inspection sector for photo voltaic, wind and oil/gasoline.

“We are delighted to be shortlisted in two categories, which is testament to the hard work of our team,” stated Cyberhawk CEO Chris Fleming in a press launch. “Having begun life almost 10 years ago, Cyberhawk has grown from strength to strength and we are now an internationally operating company working across a variety of sectors. Our whole team is proud to receive this recognition and we’re looking forward to the ceremony in a couple of months’ time.”

When it involves energy-sector recognition, July has produced a bumper crop of awards for Cyberhawk. Last week, the corporate acquired a particular “energy award” from ISO 14001, a extremely acknowledged worldwide commonplace for environmental administration techniques.

The award acknowledged Cyberhawk’s efforts to offer aerial panoramic photos of a deliberate power-line route within the Scottish highlands. “The purpose of the job was to provide imagery to assist the client’s ecologist with planning the cable route in order to bypass an area Ospreys use to fly from their nest to the water during the mating season,” a Cyberhawk spokesperson famous in a launch.

“Our UAVs were able to capture excellent data of the point of view from the nest to the water and helped mitigate any threats to the Osprey nests.”

Fleming added that the corporate’s iHawk asset-management software program was the important thing to integrating drones seamlessly into utility-sector inspection operations.

“This software, teamed with industry qualified inspection engineers and experienced pilots, allows Cyberhawk to offer clients a full inspection engineering service,” he stated.

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