A cable supplier needed an innovative way to apply a coating to installed power conductors without shutting the grid, and remove the need for expensive replacement.


We leveraged our robotics and autonomous technologies experience to design and develop two robots that would travel along the conductor, cleaning and then coating it. Controlled remotely via cellular/RF, the robots featured advanced vision and control systems to perform the process, ultimately extending the life of the cable and providing US$8 billion in savings.



Developed autonomous robots, operated via WIFI/cellular/RF remote communications

Projected savings of up to US$2 billion for new conductor installation

Projected savings of US$6 billion due to reduced transmission losses

Eliminated need for hazardous human intervention

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