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Ameren Missouri and Drone Technology



With over 800,000 poles across 25,600 overhead circuit miles, Ameren Missouri is utilizing drone technology for aerial inspection of lines and structures. Using drones instead of traditional ground methods to inspect and maintain our energy infrastructure benefits our communities and customers in several ways.

Benefits of Using Drones

  • Cost-effective
  • Reduces risk of injury
  • Decreases footprint on the ground
  • Delivers superior results with a 360 degree view
  • Reaches remote locations

About Ameren Missouri Drones

  • Our co-workers who operate the drones are certified commercial drone pilots (FAA)
  • Equipment weighs no more than 55 pounds and fly below 400 feet
  • Operators always maintain a visual line-of-sight during flights
  • Our drones are green and have an Ameren Missouri logo to make them easy to identify
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