Ian Ricci enrolled in the HeatSpring Drone Pilot Boot Camp in 2020. He is the Co-Founder and COO/CTO at SolBid, where he uses his flying skills and commercial drone pilot license to do everything from initial site inspections to showing off their stunning solar installations. We asked him a few questions about becoming a licensed […]
In the Ask an Expert series, HeatSpring instructors and industry thought leaders answer a question on the minds of the HeatSpring community. This session, we are joined by Keven Gambold, instructor of the Drone Pilot Boot Camp. He answers the question – what is the quickest and cheapest way to get started using drones commercially? […]
Ten years ago “solar plus drones” would have sounded like a made up thing from the future. But here we are. Today it’s an in-demand combo of skills that you can use to differentiate your career and your solar business.
As the solar industry grows, companies are facing pressure to hire more people. I wrote recently […]
With a drone and software, solar industry members can reduce the time, costs and errors associated with designing solar systems.
And, as the industry learns more about the benefits of drones, the technology will help move solar energy forward, says HeatSpring instructor Jason Steinberg, CEO of Scanifly, which offers solar design software for use with drones.
Thank you to Greg DePrez from Aeon Unmanned for summarizing some of the recent drone law changes that might impact renewable energy companies.
In late December, the FAA issued a series of new rules covering Part 107 drone flight. These are exciting advancements for the drone industry and open up some of the limits that have […]