Drone-assisted Inspection of Lightning Protection

Bladecare, an independent Scandinavian provider of wind turbine blade maintenance services, has entered into an agreement with TOPseven to use its innovative technology on the Scandinavian market.

Bladecare uses various automated technologies to offer a range of preventive maintenance services including cleaning, inspection, and repair. The company’s goal is to help customers to maximise their annual energy production and availability by reducing downtime.

TOPseven, a company based in Germany, specialises in using AI to make drones smarter. The company has developed an internationally patented technology for the visual inspection and contactless measurement of lightning protection systems for onshore wind turbines. TOPseven’s technology allows its customers to perform automated drone inspections independently for the first time.

This partnership will allow Bladecare to offer even more advanced services to its customers on the Scandinavian wind turbine market and TOPseven will benefit from Bladecare’s extensive experience and expertise on the Scandinavian market.

“We are very excited about this partnership with TOPseven. Its innovative technology for drone inspections will complement our existing services and help us to offer even more value to our customers. We look forward to working together and driving forward the wind turbine industry in Scandinavia,” Bladecare CEO, Samir Lodhi, said.

“Bladecare is a respected and experienced company in the wind turbine industry in Scandinavia and we are excited to be entering into this partnership. Together, we will introduce our innovative technology to the Scandinavian market and make the wind turbines there even more efficient and reliable,” TOPseven CEO, Knud Rissel, added.


About TOPseven

TOPseven is a developer of software and technology with a focus on drone technology, cloud computing and artificial intelligence. With an international team of experts, TOPseven develops AI-based navigation and analysis software as well as special hardware in the areas of sensors and drones. For the future TOPseven has set itself the task of making it possible to inspect, regularly and completely, even difficult to access infrastructure so that damage can be detected at an early stage, the consequences of the damage minimised and service life increased.


About Bladecare

Bladecare is an independent service provider. The business uses various automated technologies to offer preventive wind turbine blade maintenance services related to cleaning, inspection, and repair. Bladecare enables its customers to maximise their annual energy production and availability by reducing downtime.

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