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087 Solar Aerial Inspections with Heliolytics CEO Rob Andrews
Episode 8725th May 2018 • SunCast • Nico Johnson
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Welcome to Episode 87 of Suncast!

Did you check out last weeks episode with Mike Silvestrini? If not, Listen to it here!

Today on SunCast, we're going to discuss with Rob Andrews how his Canadian startup, Heliolytics, is improving the way operating assets are managed and optimized for long-term yield.  

Hang tight as we explore: 

  • Why solar plant inspection matters and how it's been done historically 
  • How different aerial inspection methods compare 
  • Real data on solar site failure rates 
  • What Rob sees as the next frontier for solar assets

Rob is the CEO and co-founder of Heliolytics, a technology company developing advanced inspection tools for renewable energy facilities. 

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