Meet Duke Energy's drone pilots

Meet Duke Energy's drone pilots

Get a behind-the-scenes look at how drones are used in the utility industry

Duke Energy is using drones to make numerous tasks faster, safer and more cost effective. Jacob Velky leads the company’s Unmanned Aerial Systems group as it uncovers new ways to use the technology from inspecting massive towers to making sure solar plants produce as much energy as possible. He and his teammates Bryan Williams and Sawyer Raffield took over Duke Energy’s Instagram account to show us what it’s like to be a drone operator.

If you missed the Instagram takeover, here’s what happened.




Learn more about how the team used drones in Puerto Rico. 




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