AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylons

National Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and businesses across the UK.

The firm has been using a fleet of six drones for the past two years to help inspect its 7,200 miles of overhead lines around England and Wales.

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