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GIS Imagery Helps Wind, Solar Farms Avoid Environmental and Endangered Species Pitfalls

Industries across the board are recognizing the usefulness of aerial imagery and GIS data in site selection. Slope, elevation, runoff, vegetation, proximity to roads and other infrastructure, population centers and industry—all these things figure into construction costs and peripheral expenditures that can play heavily in the make-or-break decision on a site, no matter the industry. …

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Aerial Construction Site Monitoring Prevents Costly Issues

During construction of any large project, from a single location such as a plant or development to a wide-ranging job such as pipelines or other energy transmission systems, it’s vital for managers to understand progress and issues. Getting regular reports from various project managers is vital—but it’s fragmented. And it’s through their eyes, which often …

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How Aerial & GIS Data Can Guide Utility-Scale Battery Installation

In 2021, the United States installed a record 3 gigawatts of utility-scale battery backup systems, according to the U.S. Energy Storage Monitor report by Wood Mackenzie and the American Clean Power Association (ACP). It was the first time the U. S. had exceeded 2 gigawatts in a single year. The 3-gigawatt number will likely be …

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Aerial Photography & GIS Data Smooth the Way for Utility Scale Solar Farm Planning

With any utility-scale greenfield project, everything rises and falls on the planning stage. Do it right and the project’s success is much more likely. A few mistakes or oversights at this stage could cost millions of dollars and sink the project—or the entire company. The average size of a utility-scale solar farm ranges from 40 …

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How Geospatial Data Helps Model Reality

Geospatial data is continuing to play an essential role in establishing accurate models of reality for a wide variety of projects. The application of geospatial intelligence has and will continue to impact businesses, such as engineering, oil and gas, real estate, and more, through the implementation of more detailed and valuable models. Proper modeling allows geospatial data …

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