Solar Drone

Solar Powered Drone Unveiled at Aero India 2023

Garuda Aerospace, an Indian startup that makes drones, unveiled its solar-powered drone- “SURAJ”, at Aero India 2023, that was held in Bengaluru. Satheesh Reddy, former DRDO Chairman and current Principal Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister, unveiled the drone. As per the startup, the solar drone is designed for surveillance operations, offering “real-time information to […]

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Drones, Robots, Hexacopter: Novel Technologies to Clean Solar Panels

One of the abiding trends in renewable energies is the push to deliver more for less. That means, when it comes to solar for instance, all supporting services and products like solar cleaning, or even trackers, need to track the drop in costs or increasing efficiencies of panels. Cleaning of panels, a key part of […]

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New Israeli JV to Develop Drone For Solar Panels Cleaning

Airobotics, an Israeli manufacturer of autonomous unmanned aircraft (drones) and aerial data platforms, and Solar Drone, an Israeli company specializing in solar farms services, have signed a binding agreement under which Airobotics will develop and supply to Solar Drone a unique solar panel cleaning drone system. The fully automated system will include a drone docking […]

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XSun Picks Sierra Wireless’ IoT Solution for Solar Drone

The company has architected the 4.5m-wide SolarXOne with a wide surface of solar panels and a large variety of sensors, giving it the ability to fly autonomously for days, covering long distances while collecting data. XSun, a startup based in France, has selected Sierra Wireless’ device-to-cloud IoT solution, including AirLink® RV50 gateways, multi-operator smart connectivity services and the AirVantage® […]

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