LiDAR Services, LLC., announces the completion of field data collection on a 1145 mile transmission line thermal rating program in the USA. The LiDAR survey was conducted to verify that the transmission lines physical condition is consistent with current operations to satisfy NERC Line Rating requirements. LiDAR Services, LLC teamed with a large US based consulting engineering firm for contract award.
The total 1145 mile project consisted of 465 miles of an existing 250 kV HV DC line and approximately 690 miles of existing 115 kV and 230 kV AC transmission lines. LiDAR Services LLC., used the MATRIX LiDAR system a proprietary airborne system designed and built by LiDAR Services International (LSI) located in Calgary Canada. The MATRIX LiDAR system was installed in a Bell 206B3 helicopter. Data collection besides LiDAR data included downward imagery, forward digital video, forward high resolution individual tower photos, as well as real time MET (meteorological) readings taken along the transmission line corridors.
About LiDAR Services, LLC:
LiDAR Services LLC., is a wholly owned subsidiary of LiDAR Services International Inc. LLC is a registered Nevada airborne LiDAR service company.
About LiDAR Services International Inc. (LSI):
Based in Calgary Alberta, LSI is a highly experienced LiDAR service company offering LiDAR mapping and digital imagery data collection services for a wide variety of industries. LSI has completed LiDAR projects throughout North, Central and South America, and in Malaysia, Indonesia and Africa. LSI has flown over 50,000 km of existing transmission lines for thermal rating and vegetation management applications. LSI is a privately owned company with a staff of 22 highly qualified team members.