Airpelago Wins Tender with Tensio and Enters Norway

April 30, 2024
Airpelago Wins Tender with Tensio and Enters Norway
Airpelago Wins Tender with Tensio and Enters Norway

Airpelago Secures Strategic Tender with Tensio, Marking Its Entry into the Norwegian Market

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Airpelago, a leader in power line inspection using autonomous drones, is delighted to announce its recent multi-year contract with Tensio, one of Norway's biggest electricity network operators. Under the agreement, Airpelago will inspect approximately 8,000 kilometers of overhead power lines annually across Tensio’s network.

"We are thrilled to announce our first major tender win outside of Sweden, marking a key milestone in our expansion into our neighboring country, Norway," said Max Hjalmarsson, CEO of Airpelago. "This partnership allows us to leverage our state-of-the-art autonomous drone technology to enhance the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of Tensio’s operations while we continue to grow and adapt our services to new markets."

"Tensio has successfully integrated drone technology into our power line inspection processes for several years, affirming our belief in its effectiveness. With Airpelago, we found a correct balance of price and performance without compromising safety or quality. We are confident that this partnership will further enhance our operational capabilities and continue to set industry standards." commented Eirik Thorshaug, Head of Maintenance, Tensio.

Read more about Tensio here.

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About Airpelago

Airpelago, headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, is on a mission to replace helicopters with autonomous drones for power line inspections. Airpelago's software solution enables superior efficiency, automation, and data quality. The transition to drones has just begun, and Airpelago is leading the way with a scalable solution.

Why autonomous drones for power line inspections?‍

  • Superior data & inspection quality
  • Significant carbon dioxide reductions
  • Safer and less noise
  • Flexibility and customizability of data capturing
  • Scalability and operational efficiency

Expanding operations across Europe

Airpelago is the market leader for drone-based power line inspections in the Nordics. With a LUC permit enabling efficient operations in the EU, Airpelago is rapidly expanding its business in the region. Airpelago delivers end-to-end solutions for comprehensive and dependable power line inspections across Europe through strategic partnerships with leading analysis firms.

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