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TOPseven Artificial Intelligence and Climate Protection

AI and climate protection

Der Bundesverband für KI hat im Februar 2021 ein Positionspapier zum Thema “Wie Künstliche Intelligenz Klimaschutz und Nachhaltigkeit fördern kann” herausgebracht. Hierin wird ein Sieben-Punkte-Plan beschrieben, welcher konkrete Schritte zeigt, um mit KI effektiv zum Klimaschutz beizutragen. In nachfolgendem Artikel wird das Positionspapier zusammengefasst.

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TOPseven damage to wind turbines

Wind turbine damages

The complexity of wind turbines increased due to ever higher efficiency and performance. This also raise up the risk of damage to the turbines. These range from gearbox damage to electrical damage to lightning or even fire damage. These can result in downtime for the operator and high costs for the insurance companies – which may be avoidable.

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TOPseven - damage to wind turbines

Wind turbine insurance

The development in the field of wind energy in recent decades has been enormous. The rated power, for example, is constantly increasing and thus also the yields. These are a thousand times higher than they were in the early 1980s. Furthermore, the turbines are getting bigger, more powerful and more efficient. All in all, this means that a higher risk has also arisen – and accordingly special insurances are necessary.

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TOPseven Drone Deployment Industry

Use of drones in industry

Längst werden Drohnen nicht mehr nur im privaten Bereich genutzt, der gewerbliche Einsatz hat in den verschiedensten Feldern Einzug erhalten und wächst stetig. Ob Bergbau, erneuerbare Energien, Automobilindustrie oder Logistikdienstleister – das Leistungsspektrum für den Einsatz von Drohnen ist enorm. Und die Anwendungsbereiche werden in Zukunft sicherlich weiter wachsen. Folgende Auflistung ist daher nur ein Auszug der Anwendungsfelder in welchen Drohnen bereits heute eingesetzt werden.

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TOPseven maintenance wind turbines

Wind turbine maintenance

Mandatory inspection meets lack of resources

Regular maintenance of wind turbines is essential for both safety and efficiency. The wind turbine is regardless of the location permanently exposed to a wide variety of weather conditions – especially the circumstances of offshore turbines are extreme.

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TOPseven Drone Insurance

Drone Insurance

Even though there is a lot of discussion about the obligation of drone insurance – the liability insurance for drones is required by law. Even before the new EU Drone Regulation came to force the German Air Traffic Act stipulates that unmanned aerial vehicles require liability insurance.

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