A survey for drone inspections of power facilities will be conducted in Ukraine

May 14, 2024
Press Release

PADECO Co., Ltd.(PADECO, Head Office; Shin-Onarimon Bldg., 6-17-19 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0004, JAPAN; President: Tomoyuki Shigenaga) and Prodrone Co., Ltd.(PRODRONE, Head Office; 1-115 Nakahira, Tenpaku-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 468-0014, JAPAN; President; Shunsuke Toya) have been commissioned by the World Bank to conduct a survey (hereinafter “the Survey”) for drone inspection of the power grid and other facilities of Ukraine’s state-owned power transmission company (UKRENERGO), as publicly announced by the World Bank.

This public notice was entrusted to PADECO as prime, and PRODRONE will oversee the actual drone inspection survey. The inspection and survey drone is expected to be a PRODRONE PD4B-M, and preparations for the export of the drone will be made in the future. This survey work will be conducted jointly by PADECO and UKRENERGO, and the final report will be submitted to the World Bank in December of this year.

■PADECO Co., Ltd. https://www.padeco.co.jp/
PADECO Co., Ltd. was founded in 1983 by a group of professionals with rich international consulting experience. Since then, it has become one of the internationally recognized development consulting firms with international talents of various specialties. PADECO is a unique consultancy firm that can be approached from a variety of specialties and different cultures. Its areas of expertise are diverse and include transportation and transport, urban and regional planning, environment and energy, privatization and PFI projects, port development, rail development, road development, project management, satellite and aviation projects, education, economic and social development, human resources development, information and communication technology, tourism development, BOP support, and overseas business support services. Various. Depending on the type and expertise of the project, associates from around the world can also participate as needed to provide the best possible service.

■Prodrone Co., Ltd. https://www.prodrone.com/jp
With the vision of “becoming the most trusted drone company in the region,” Prodrone aims to build a drone ecosystem in the Chubu region. The company is offering a one-stop solution for the development and production of industrial drones, including the PD6B Type3, a multi-copter with a maximum payload of 20 kg. That is now in mass production, and the PDH GS120, a helicopter-type drone that can fly for two hours and has excellent weather resistance.

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