Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Industry Global Market Outlook 2017 - 2026

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  • Region: Global
  • 165 pages
  • Inea Consulting Ltd
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This report analyzes global market for drones (UAVs) application in wind power industry regarding market dynamics, technology characteristics, industry structure, innovations and key industry vendors. Through extensive research and discussions with experts in the industry, we have identified a series of market trends that will impact this market over the coming decade.

Wind power industry is developing with fast paces in the past decade and at the end of 2016 almost 345,000 wind turbines are operational at global level. This means more than 1,035,000 wind turbine blades are subject to physical wear out and need regular inspections throughout their lifespan. Drones (UAVs) could perform inspection work of wind turbines and wind blades quicker, safer and more cost effectively than traditional methods.
Drones in Wind Power Industry Global Market Outlook 2017 - 2026 is essential reading for you or anyone in with an interest in the rising application and role of drones (UAVs) in wind power industry, explaining how this market will develop over the next ten years. Purchasing this report will aid your company’s ability to recognize important market opportunities and understand the possibilities for investment in this area.

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  • The potential of drones (UAVs) application in wind power industry by regions
  • Over 95 charts, maps, figures and tables
  • Historical market data provided from 1997 to 2016 and forecasts until 2026
  • Development scenario of the global drones (UAVs) market in wind power industry until 2026
  • Drone (UAV) unit cost and services cost in wind power industry 2017
  • Regulatory flight policies at global, regional and country level (44 countries) related to the use of drones (UAVs) in wind power industry
  • Expected revenue forecast from drone (UAV) sales and related services over the next 10 years (2017 – 2026)
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Market dynamics comprising main market drivers, restraints and challenges
  • Drone (UAV) vendors active in wind turbine inspection market (hardware manufacturers)
  • Drone (UAV) inspection services and solutions providers (hardware, optics, sensors, software)
  • Key technologies and innovations as main drivers of drones (UAVs) in wind power industry
  • Investment potential and opportunities
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FOREWORD
1. METHODOLOGY
1.1. Research Methodology
1.2. Limitations
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Market Overview
2.3. Market Forecast Summary
3. MARKET DRIVERS
3.1. Wind Turbines Inspection
3.1.1. Wind Turbine Blade Inspection for Leading Edge Erosion
3.1.2. Inspection of Wind Turbine Blade Lighting Receptor
3.1.3. Wind Turbine Blade Wrinkling, Dry Fiber and De-bonding (Delamination)
3.1.4. Tower and Nacelle Inspection
3.1.5. Offshore Wind Turbine Inspection Challenges
3.1.6. Inspection in Construction Phase of Wind Farms
3.2. Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms
3.3. Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluations and Technical Due Diligence
3.4. Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms
3.5. Global Wind Power Market Development. Current State and Development Perspectives to 2026
3.6. DRONE (UAV) GLOBAL FLIGHT REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OVERVIEW
3.6.1. ICAO REGULATIONS
3.6.2. NORTH AMERICA
3.6.2.1. USA
3.6.2.2. Canada
3.6.3. EUROPE
3.6.3.1. EASA - European Level Regulations
3.6.3.2. Austria
3.6.3.3. Belgium
3.6.3.4. Bulgaria
3.6.3.5. Czech Republic
3.6.3.6. Denmark
3.6.3.7. France
3.6.3.8. Germany
3.6.3.9. Greece
3.6.3.10. Hungary
3.6.3.11. Ireland
3.6.3.12. Italy
3.6.3.13. Netherlands
3.6.3.14. Poland
3.6.3.15. Portugal
3.6.3.16. Romania
3.6.3.17. Russia
3.6.3.18. Serbia
3.6.3.19. Slovakia
3.6.3.20. Spain
3.6.3.21. Sweden
3.6.3.22. Switzerland
3.6.3.23. Turkey
3.6.3.24. Ukraine
3.6.3.25. United Kingdom
3.6.4. ASIA - PACIFIC
3.6.4.1. Australia
3.6.4.2. China
3.6.4.3. Hong Kong
3.6.4.4. India
3.6.4.5. Japan
3.6.4.6. South Korea
3.6.4.7. Thailand
3.6.4.8. Taiwan
3.6.5. LATIN AMERICA
3.6.5.1. Brazil
3.6.5.2. Chile
3.6.5.3. Mexico
3.6.6. MIDDLE EAST
3.6.6.1. Egypt
3.6.6.2. Israel
3.6.6.3. Saudi Arabia
3.6.6.4. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
3.6.7. AFRICA
3.6.7.1. Morocco
3.6.7.2. South Africa
4. MARKET ANALYSIS, TRENDS AND FORECASTS
4.1. Drone (UAV) Unit Cost in Wind Power Industry
4.1.1. Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Wind Turbine Inspection
4.1.2. Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Environmental Impact Assessments of Wind Farms
4.1.3. Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Feasibility analyses, On-site Wind farm Evaluations and Technical Due Diligence
4.1.4. Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms
4.2. Drone (UAV) Services Cost in Wind Power Industry
4.2.1. Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Wind Turbine Inspections
4.2.2. Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Environmental Impact Assessments of Wind Farms
4.2.3. Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Feasibility analyses, On-site Wind farm Evaluations and Technical Due Diligence
4.2.4. Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms
4.3. Global Annual Wind Turbine Units Inspected by Drones (UAVs)
4.4. Global Revenue of Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Sector
4.4.1. Global Cumulative Revenue by Segment and Region
4.4.1.1. Wind Turbine Inspection
4.4.1.2. Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms
4.4.1.3. Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence
4.4.1.4. Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms
4.4.2. Global Annual Revenue by Segment and Region
4.4.2.1. Wind Turbine Inspection
4.4.2.2. Environmental impact assessment of wind farms
4.4.2.3. Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence
4.4.2.4. Surveillance and security of wind farm
5. DRONE (UAV) TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
5.1. Brief Drone (UAV) Technology Overview
5.2. Comprehensive Configuration of Drone (UAV) for Inspection of On-Shore and Off-Shore Wind Turbines and Other Associated Services
5.3. Drone (UAV) Guidance, Navigation and Control Systems
5.4. Photogrammetry and LiDAR
5.5. Data Transmission and Data Acquisition
5.6. Payload (Sensors and Optics) Selection for Inspection of Wind Blades and Lighting Receptor Testing
5.7. Constraints for Use of Drones (UAVs) for Wind Turbine Inspection and Other Associated Services
6. KEY INDUSTRY VENDORS COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
6.1. Drone (UAV) Vendors Active in Wind Power Market (15 companies included)
6.2. Drone (UAV) Inspection and Associated Services Providers (24 companies included)
6.3. Other Providers of Drone (UAV) Services Related to Wind Power Industry (11 companies included)
7. KEY INNOVATIONS
7.1. Ultra-Light LiDAR systems for drone (UAV) applications
7.2. Counter-Drone (Anti-Drone) System Providers
7.3. Top Drone (UAV) Startups and Funding
8. DRONE (UAV) INTEGRATION WITH INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) AND SMART CITIES
8.1. Drone (UAV) in Wind Power Sector and Integration with Internet of Things (IOT)
8.2. Drone (UAV) in Wind Power Sector and Integration with Smart Cities
9. SWOT ANALYSIS OF DRONES (UAVs) IN WIND POWER INDUSTRY
10. RISK ANALYSIS AND RISK MITIGATION
10.1. Safety Risk and Hazard Risk
10.1.1. Phase I – Safety Hazard Identification. Definition of Safety Hazards
10.1.2. Phase II – Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Assessment
10.1.3. Phase III – Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Mitigation
10.1.4. Phase IV – Drone (UAV) Safety Documentation & Management
10.2. Regulatory Risk
10.3. Social Risk
10.4. Hacker’s (Cyber) Attacks and Theft of Drones (UAVs)
10.5. Insurance protection
11. CONCLUSIONS
12. RECOMMENDATIONS
12.1. Recommendations for Owners and Asset Managers of Wind Farms
12.2. Recommendations for Drone (UAV) Inspection Companies Penetrating Wind Power Market
13. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
14. COMPANY DIRECTORY
15. REFERENCES
16. DISCLAIMER AND COPYRIGHT

Map 1: World Lighting Flashes Map: 2016, NASA
Map 2: Restricted (No Fly) Drone (UAV) Zones in North America: 2017
Map 3: Restricted (No Fly) Drone (UAV) Zones in Europe: 2017
Map 4: Restricted (No Fly) Drone (UAV) Zones in Asia - Pacific: 2017
Map 5: Restricted (No Fly) Drone (UAV) Zones in Latin America: 2017
Map 6: Restricted (No Fly) Drone (UAV) Zones in South Africa: 2017

Figure 1: Leading Edge Erosion of Wind Turbine Blade
Figure 2: Wind Turbine Blade Damage by Lighting Strike
Figure 3: Damage in wind rotor blade by adhesive failure
Figure 4: Damage in wind rotor blade by debonding (delamination) of layers
Figure 5: Lighting protection system of wind turbine and rotor blades

Chart 1: Global Cumulative Wind Turbine Units Installed and Available for Inspection by Drones (UAVs): 2017 – 2026; Source: RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM
Chart 2: NYSE Bloomberg Wind Energy Index 2017
Chart 3: World Total Installed Cumulative Wind Capacity 1997 – 2016: WWEA, GWEC
Chart 4: World Total Installed Cumulative Offshore Capacity 2005 – 2016: WWEA, GWEC
Chart 5: World New Installed Wind Capacity 1998 – 2016: WWEA, GWEC
Chart 6: Top 10 Countries by Installed Cumulative Wind Capacity in 2016: WWEA, GWEC
Chart 7: Shares in New Installed Wind Capacity by Continents (in % and in MW) in 2016: WWEA, GWEC
Chart 8: World Cumulative Wind Power Installations in GW for 1997 - 2026, WWEA, GWEC, RENEWABLE MARKET WATCHTM
Chart 9: World Installed Renewable Energy Capacity 2012 - 2040 in GW; IEA World Energy Outlook 2014
Chart 10: Global Annual Wind Turbine Units Installed and Available for Inspection by Drones (UAVs) by Region: 2017 – 2026
Chart 11: Global Annual Wind Turbine Units Inspected by Drones (UAVs) by Region: 2017 – 2026
Chart 12: Wind Turbine Cumulative Units Quantified by Country, North America: 2016
Chart 13: Wind Turbine Cumulative Units Quantified by Country, Europe: 2016
Chart 14: Wind Turbine Cumulative Units Quantified by Country, Asia – Pacific: 2016
Chart 15: Global Cumulative Revenue of Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Sector by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 16: Global Cumulative Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Wind Turbine Inspection by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 17: Global Cumulative Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 18: Global Cumulative Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 19: Global Cumulative Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 20: Global Annual Revenue of Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Sector by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 21: Global Annual Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Wind Turbine Inspection by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 22: Global Annual Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 23: Global Annual Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Feasibility Analyses, On-Site Wind Farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 24: Global Annual Revenue for Drone (UAV) Units and Services for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms by Region (in Millions USD): 2017-2026
Chart 25: Drone (UAV) Investment Activity 2012 - 2016
Chart 26: Drone (UAV) Safety Management Process

Table 1: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in USA
Table 2: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Canada
Table 3: Drone (UAV) Risk Categories: EASA 2015
Table 4: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Austria
Table 5: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Belgium
Table 6: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Bulgaria
Table 7: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Czech Republic
Table 8: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Denmark
Table 9: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in France
Table 10: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Germany
Table 11: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Greece
Table 12: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Hungary
Table 13: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Ireland
Table 14: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Italy
Table 15: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Netherlands
Table 16: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Poland
Table 17: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Portugal
Table 18: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Romania
Table 19: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Russia
Table 20: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Serbia
Table 21: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Slovakia
Table 22: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Spain
Table 23: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Sweden
Table 24: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Switzerland
Table 25: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Turkey
Table 26: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Ukraine
Table 27: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in the United Kingdom
Table 28: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Australia
Table 29: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in China
Table 30: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Hong Kong
Table 31: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in India
Table 32: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Japan
Table 33: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in South Korea
Table 34: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Thailand
Table 35: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Taiwan
Table 36: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Brazil
Table 37: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Chile
Table 38: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Mexico
Table 39: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Egypt
Table 40: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Israel
Table 41: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Saudi Arabia
Table 42: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Table 43: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in Morocco
Table 44: Flight classification of drone (UAV) types in South Africa
Table 45: Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Wind Turbine Inspection in 2017
Table 46: Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms in 2017
Table 47: Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Feasibility analyses, On-site Wind farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence in 2017
Table 48: Drone (UAV) Unit Cost for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms in 2017
Table 49: Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Wind Turbine Inspection in 2017
Table 50: Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Environmental Impact Assessment of Wind Farms in 2017
Table 51: Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Feasibility analyses, On-site Wind farm Evaluation and Technical Due Diligence in 2017
Table 52: Drone (UAV) Services Cost for Surveillance and Security of Wind Farms in 2017
Table 53: Recommended Sensor Selection for Inspection in Wind Power Industry
Table 54: Top 10 Early Stage Drone Startups
Table 55: SWOT Analysis of Drones (UAVs) in Wind Power Industry
Table 56: Phases of Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Assessment
Table 57: Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Probability
Table 58: Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Severity
Table 59: Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Matrix I
Table 60: Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Matrix II
Table 61: Drone (UAV) Safety Risk Mitigation
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