Exciting New Drone Law Changes

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 […]

June 14th, 2021|Categories: Drones|Tags: , |

Students Demonstrate the Promise of Drone Training for Solar Applications

During his Monday evening “fireside chats” with students and graduates, Keven Gambold, instructor of HeatSpring’s Drone Pilot Boot Camp gets excited when he hears what students are doing in the field.

In the course, which launched about a year ago, Gambold offers online and simulator based unmanned aircraft training for the solar energy community.

It’s a great […]

January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Alumni Stories, Drones, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: , |

Learning How to Safely Fly Drones

In February 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a list of proposed regulations that paved the way for small drones (or “unmanned aircraft systems”) to enter mainstream civil aviation. The regulations came after many close calls or accidents involving drones, including the January 26, 2015 accident when a drone crash landed on the White […]

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

DroneDeploy + HeatSpring

The world’s most popular drone data platform is teaming up with HeatSpring to get more solar installers using drones. The new free course “How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies” is designed to help growing solar companies understand how other solar companies are using drone data to win.

Free Course: “How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies”

Take the […]

October 25th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

How to Take Better Solar Pictures With Your Drone

This is a guest post from Keith Perry, founder of Hudson Valley Drones. Keith is an instructor in the free course, “Solar + Drones: Managing Lighting, Exposure, and Glare in Your Imagery”. In a previous post, Keith offered up a Solar Company Guide to Drone Hardware.

Simply put, in order for us to obtain a good […]

September 26th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses|Tags: , |