1. Xcel Energy is the First U.S. Utility to Operate Drones beyond Line of Sight for Ongoing Inspections

    Xcel Energy is the First U.S. Utility to Operate Drones beyond Line of Sight for Ongoing Inspections

    In one of the most significant advancements of unmanned aircraft under development by a U.S. utility, Xcel Energy is operating drones beyond visual line of sight during ongoing inspections of transmission lines near Denver. 

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    1. Today's flight takes us a step closer to fully integrating unmanned aircraft into our operations.
    2. Leading the development of unmanned aircraft builds on our longstanding commitment to safety for our workers, the public and the environment. This is especially important in Colorado where inspecting power lines in the mountains and remote locations is challenging work.
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