Project no. 53

Status In progress

Start Sept 2022


Pilot project for internal training at REN for the use of fixed-wing drones 


Assessing the use of fixed-wing drones to monitor the infrastructures and easements of the Portuguese National Electricity and Gas Transmission Grid autonomously and their impact on the activities considered critical for REN. 


Developing a pilot project with drones to test their application and assess their impact on REN’s activities.

Fostering the capacity of a team to handle them, process the images, and acquire awareness of issues related to flight and image capturing authorisations. 


  • Increased safety for the teams working in the facilities
  • Increased track record/traceability of operations and documentation
  • Increased efficiency in supervisory activities