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Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Could Solar-Powered Drones Deliver Electricity To The Developing World?

BEN SCHILLER 02.09.16 8:17 AM

Distributed energy systems are a good idea for homes that aren’t hooked up to the grid. But distributing solar panels to remote areas in the developing world is hard. That’s why Mobisol, a German installer, is testing whether drones could do some of the heavy lifting.

“The last mile can be a headache, and, since we have a couple of engineers who can develop drones, we thought maybe there’s a leapfrog we can make in how we bring appliances and pieces of kit to a customer,” says Thomas Duveau, the company’s business development manager.

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