Feb 2013
Electricity Distribution
Helicopter Mounted Partial Discharge Locator
Feb 2013
UK Power Networks
UKPN Innovation Team
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Innovation Funding Incentive
High Voltage Technology
This project will address the improved management of assets, detection of overhead lines and substation equipment defects.
This project aims to mount a radiometric Partial Discharge (PD) locator to a helicopter and automate the analysis of data to allow fast screening of potential PD defects during normal overhead line patrol flights.