Maui Aerial Power Line Inspections Begin Today

August 26, 2019, 8:11 AM HST · Updated August 27, 12:25 PM
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Maui Electric Company will be using unmanned aircraft, or drones, and a helicopter for routine aerial power line inspections from today through Friday.

As part of the aerial survey, documentation will be done with a remote light detection and ranging surveying instrument to provide updated maps of the island’s transmission lines and other electrical infrastructure.

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Company representatives say the drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems, are being used as a cost effective measure when accessing remote areas or challenging terrains, for increased employee safety, and to reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

The inspections are weather permitting.

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