Helicopter patrols to inspect electricity substations

Electricity distribution company Central Networks will begin helicopter patrols this week to inspect some of its 750 primary substations across the Midlands. A helicopter fitted with thermal imaging equipment will be used to spot potential hazards and identify where future work may be needed in electricity substations across the region. The specialist cameras show a […]

Helicopters used for electricity inspections

Central Networks, the electricity distribution company for central England, is to inspect its power lines by helicopter. The company is this month carrying out a series of fly-by inspections of overhead lines across Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Central Networks director of infrastructure services Jim O’Sullivan said: “Our engineers will be inspecting thousands of electricity poles and […]