It’s a high-level operation that’s at the moment going down above the high-voltage strains of the electrical energy transmission community, RTE. The corporate’s helicopter work crew has been inspecting the situation of the community since Might 10. A two-week mission to attract up a listing of 1,000 of the 6,000 kilometers of community strains in Normandy.
Upkeep is a vital a part of the work of RTE brokers. 4000 of the 9000 workers of the corporate in France work to keep up the strains all year long, to keep away from breakdowns and assure the general public service of the supply of electrical energy 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. There are round 80 brokers working for STH, helicopter providers and works, all through France. The crew main this two-week mission in Normandy relies within the Paris area. A pilot, a specialised mechanic, and two operators to look at and file their observations for future upkeep operations, a few of that are additionally carried out by helicopter.
Along with these common visits by the STH, the corporate additionally carries out inspections of the community utilizing drones. About thirty RTE brokers are skilled to function these machines.