October 17, 2023 – Nearthlab, a leading provider of autonomous drone solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Rio Energy, a company recently acquired by the multinational energy conglomerate Equinor. The partnership aims to advance efficient blade inspections across wind farms in Brazil by leveraging NearthWIND Mobile, an award-winning software solution that turns off-the-shelf drones into autonomous inspection drones connected to a smart device.
“Our goal is to deliver scalable solutions that enhance operational efficiency and safety,” said Jay Choi, co-founder and CEO of Nearthlab. “Brazil is a key player in the Latin American wind energy sector, and with NearthWIND Mobile at the forefront, we aim to optimize asset inspections, all the while harnessing the significant untapped potential of the Brazilian wind market.”
Nearthlab remains steadfast in its commitment to advancing drone technology to propel the growth of renewable energy. The collaboration between Nearthlab and Rio Energy underscores a shared vision for a sustainable future.
“We’re excited to build out our portfolio with the help of NearthWIND Mobile,” said Rafael Gonçalves, Senior O&M Engineer of Rio Energy. “Together, we’ll continue contributing to the thriving wind energy sector in Brazil.”