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Above partners with Netherlands based BDM to deliver advanced inspection solutions to the solar industry

Above forms a new partnership in the Netherlands with Brandsma Digitaal Meten (BDM) to innovate solar plant mapping and modelling solutions while making solar more efficient through advanced inspection solutions.

Above, the global leader in digital solar plant inspection solutions and software is partnering with BDM, industry-leading specialists in topography to offer digital solutions that will add value across the solar lifecycle from design to operation.

Bringing together the topographical expertise of BDM and Above’s advanced solar inspection techniques will lead to market solutions that reduce risk and improve quality during solar plant design and construction phases. Collecting accurate and precise aerial data that can be transformed into a range of state-of-the-art digital offerings.

BDM have expert skills in using aerial data to produce incredibly detailed 3D models, allowing customers to measure distances, heights, and quantities. Additionally, BDM creates CAD drawings that allow the customer to obtain an accurate record of any obstacles that might affect the solar plants yield such as large trees and power lines.

Peregrine Fraser Chief Commercial Officer at Above said “Customers have different needs at each stage of the solar plant lifecycle.  New technology enables a staggering level of detail and accuracy in plant design, construction, and operation in comparison with traditional techniques.  Having BDM working alongside us strengthens what we can offer our customers.”

Roel Van Der Sloep, BDM, Manager on the new partnership, “I am convinced we can manage a high standard in monitoring solar assets together with both our own specialities”

Digital technology and drone data will continue to unlock a new world of benefits that can be delivered to the solar industry. Above is working with its partners to push the boundaries of aerial data and accelerate the digital transformation.

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