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Series D | Alive

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$80M | 1 yr ago

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About SkySpecs

SkySpecs improves infrastructure inspections using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The company has developed a lightweight, modular, and scalable system for general purpose aerial data collection. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Headquarters Location

312 South Ashley Street

Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104,

United States


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SkySpecs's Products & Differentiators

    Horizon Blade Asset Management

    Horizon Blade Management gives you the ability to centralize, manage, configure and track all inspections and maintenance work associated with wind turbine blades. Create records of all work done on your blades from their first operational days to end-of-life. Make smarter, more informed decisions using data from across your blade fleet.

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SkySpecs Patents

SkySpecs has filed 1 patent.

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Avionics, Orbits, Channel access methods, Warning systems, Air traffic control


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Avionics, Orbits, Channel access methods, Warning systems, Air traffic control



Latest SkySpecs News

SkySpecs Acquires i4SEE to Expand Advanced Analytics and Predictive Maintenance Capabilities for Global Wind Industry

May 19, 2023

News Provided By Share This Article SkySpecs, a global leader in wind energy technology, has acquired i4SEE, a leader in ​​fully automated wind turbine data analytics and fleet optimization. We're thrilled to join forces with i4SEE to deliver actionable insights and equip wind customers with tools to make data-driven decisions while keeping a pulse on their assets’ health and performance.” — Danny Ellis, CEO of SkySpecs ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES, May 19, 2023/ / -- SkySpecs, a global leader in wind energy technology, has acquired i4SEE, a leader in ​​fully automated wind turbine data analytics and fleet optimization. The combined entity brings together world-class data insight and automation to help wind farm owners and operators to optimally invest in, maintain, and manage their assets for sustainable returns. “Our global customers are facing critical challenges when it comes to budgeting and maximizing the life and returns of their assets as the wind industry matures,” said Danny Ellis, CEO of SkySpecs. “We are thrilled to join forces with i4SEE to deliver more actionable insights and equip global wind customers with the tools to make data-driven decisions while keeping a pulse on their assets’ health and performance.” By adding i4SEE’s augmented intelligence capabilities to the SkySpecs portfolio will be able to provide many key benefits to wind farm owners and operators, such as: - Actionable insights that drive actual cost savings: By combining the data and analytics of SkySpecs and i4SEE are able to leverage multiple information flows ( blade inspection data, drivetrain CMS, SCADA analytics , and more) to ensure maximum information is extracted and translated into actionable insights that allow you to take control of your O&M spend. - Valuable information to help quantify and manage asset risks: Together, SkySpecs and i4SEE can provide advanced analytics and augmented intelligence to enable early warning with less noise, allowing you to make confident, data-driven decisions. - Earlier and more accurate fault detection to reduce downtime: By detecting failures as early as possible, your team gains valuable time to diagnose, inspect, and schedule repair of wind turbines in a way that is most cost-effective and before the equipment loses performance. "We are excited about joining forces with SkySpecs. To solve the problems of wind farm owners and operators today, data acquisition and capture isn’t enough. The value is in the insights we can help give our customers from that data and the prioritization of decisions and steps they should take to help manage their risk," said Christopher Gray, CEO of i4SEE. “Joining with SkySpecs will enable us to leverage the volume of data that SkySpecs has and deliver actionable insights to the market at scale for the greatest performance impact.” As the wind industry matures and assets age, there is an urgent need for wind farm owners, operators, and OEMs to seek out data-driven predictive insights and automation to best manage operating expenses, extend asset life, and realize optimal total production. The united entity of SkySpecs and i4SEE are excited to better meet the needs of the market by joining forces. Join a webinar on May 31st to learn more about the powerful new capabilities and the problems SkySpecs and i4SEE will be able to solve together. Register today! About SkySpecs: SkySpecs is simplifying renewable energy asset management by offering purpose-built technologies and services that help our customers deliver industry-leading productivity, efficiency, and returns. Every day, we help our customers unlock the power of their data so they can make confident, informed decisions. Our team brings deep industry experience and a willingness to get our hands dirty to first understand and then solve customer problems on the ground. Learn more about our best-in-class technologies and how we’re helping the renewable energy industry realize its potential at . About i4SEE: Our software uses available operational data to detect and diagnose faults and deliver actionable recommendations. We have captured the domain expertise of a team of industry experts and embedded this knowledge into fully automated analytics algorithms. This enables us to regularly check the health status of entire wind turbine portfolios faster than any other solution in the market. We support our customers in developing new, digital processes to ensure that the resulting advisory information is converted into field actions, crossing the gap between data analytics and asset management. Sarah Leitz

SkySpecs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was SkySpecs founded?

    SkySpecs was founded in 2014.

  • Where is SkySpecs's headquarters?

    SkySpecs's headquarters is located at 312 South Ashley Street, Ann Arbor.

  • What is SkySpecs's latest funding round?

    SkySpecs's latest funding round is Series D.

  • How much did SkySpecs raise?

    SkySpecs raised a total of $119.95M.

  • Who are the investors of SkySpecs?

    Investors of SkySpecs include Statkraft Ventures, Huron River Ventures, NextEra Energy, Goldman Sachs, Venture Investors and 16 more.

  • Who are SkySpecs's competitors?

    Competitors of SkySpecs include Perceptual Robotics, Zeitview, Aerones, Droneify, Nearthlab and 7 more.

  • What products does SkySpecs offer?

    SkySpecs's products include Horizon Blade Asset Management .

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Perceptual Robotics

Perceptual Robotics develops drones and computer vision algorithms for the autonomous detection and analysis of faults in infrastructure. Its product includes Dhalion, an autonomous drone for wind turbine inspection offering inspection capabilities from data acquisition to defect identification. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Bristol, U.K.


Nearthlab develops artificial intelligence (AI) technology for industrial autonomous flying drones. Its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered blade inspection solution combines autonomous drones with a smart analytics platform. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

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Zeitview provides drone services and inspection software to support the transition to renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure. It also provides property, solar, wind, telecom, and utility insights, serving the construction, property management, commercial real estate, solar, insurance, roofing, wind, telecom, and utilities sectors. Zeitview was formerly known as DroneBase. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

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Aerones provides robot-enabled wind turbine maintenance and inspections service using industrial drones to clean wind turbines. It offers inspection, cleaning, coating, repair, ice-phobic, offshore, and smart inspection bundle solutions. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Riga, Latvia.

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