Ivory coast launches drones to monitor vast power grid

Ivory coast has launched a new cost-effective method to monitor its vast power installations.

This is by the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) commonly known as drones spearheaded by the national electricity company (CIE), a subsidiary of the Franco-African group Eranove which has opened a drone academy in Abidjan

“Currently we have about 25,000 km of high voltage lines, we have a lot of problems with the vegetation, so we have to control it all the time and it’s very very hard becauseā€¦

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