AiDash releases White Paper titled ‘Wildfire Mitigation Best Practices for Electric Utilities’

6th Apr, 21

Wildfire mitigation remains a complicated and staggering challenge for electric utilities across the globe. Without exception, utilities are putting significant time, money and resources into discerning wildfire risk and implementing risk mitigation measures. But are they doing it the right way?

AiDash joins Open Geospatial Consortium to spearhead innovation with industry leaders

16th Mar, 21

AiDash, a San Francisco Bay Area-based leading satellite analytics company, today announced that it has joined the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a worldwide community committed to making geospatial (location) information and services accessible.

As a technical committee member of the OGC, AiDash will be part of a global forum of experts and communities that creates free, publicly available geospatial standards that enable new technologies.

AiDash launches 2021 Vegetation Management Best Practices guide for electric utilities

25th Feb, 21

Santa Clara, CA - The thorny issue of utility vegetation management has received significant press in the recent past, and for good reason. Vegetation-related power outages are on an all-time high as reliability and customer experience nosedive drastically. 
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Why are utilities choosing satellites over drones and LiDAR for their O&M needs?

12th Feb, 21

2020 was one of the most destructive years for electric utilities in the state. Last year saw a series of large-scale weather events that ravaged utility infrastructure and caused massive power outages affecting millions of people across the country. Trees damaged power lines and caused outages all along the way. Response and post-restoration work was a nightmare for utility companies. 

How can electric utilities be better prepared for impending calamities in 2021?

10th Feb, 21

2020 was the most active hurricane season in terms of tropical depressions and named storms. A record-setting wildfire season was also recorded for the state of California and the United States as a whole. Soon after the hurricane and wildfire seasons ended, winter storms swept through the north-eastern US, breaking records in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and New York, affecting 60 million people due to large-scale power outages. 

Can satellites solve the persistent problem of power outages in California?

8th Feb, 21

The state of California has witnessed a series of blazing wildfires and large-scale power outages in recent years. But 2020 beat all records. According to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, the year 2020 was the largest wildfire year ever recorded in California history. During the 2020 wildfire season alone, 8100 fires have been recorded in the state.

AiDash secures $6M in Series A funding, led by Benhamou Global Ventures and National Grid Partners

22nd Oct, 20

We, at AiDash, are proud and thrilled to announce that we’ve raised $6 million in a Series A funding round, led by Benhamou Global Ventures and National Grid Partners today. As part of the financing, we’re ecstatic to welcome Yashwanth Hemaraj, Partner at BGV and Andre Turenne, Director at NGP, to the AiDash board. 

Wildfires in the US: Are utilities equipped with a remote monitoring and survey plan?

3rd Aug, 20

Wildfires have set California ablaze again this year with 4,465 fires reported up until July 26. As this year’s wildfire season seems exceedingly threatening, power utilities are on the edge, trying different measures for wildfire mitigation. But are they on the right track?

AiDash launches satellite-based remote asset monitoring & inspection platform

27th Mar, 20

The COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 400,000 people around the world. Despite that, most core industries, including but not limited to power utilities, telecom, oil & gas, transportation, have a special responsibility in these times to continue operations.

AiDash opens new East Coast office in Virginia

18th Feb, 20

San Francisco Bay Area-based vertical SaaS company AiDash has opened a new office in Reston Metro Plaza, Reston, Virginia. The rapidly growing AI-First company is aiming to hire the best talent on the East Coast to help meet the high demand for their products.

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