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Aeros to Use its Helium Airships for Wind Turbine Transportation

The Aeroscraft, a helium-based airship, designed by Aeros, is transforming logistics of transporting large wind turbine blades, traditionally a costly and complex challenge for the wind energy sector. By using a helium based air-vehicle, Aeros aims to carry three 85-meter blades in one trip, bypassing lengthy permit processes and infrastructure constraints. The cost of moving a single large blade can exceed US$370k but with the Aeroscraft, transporting three blades can generate ~US$1mm in revenue. This innovation not only enhances logistical efficiency and reduces costs but also boosts helium demand. There are several companies are focusing on helium air-vehicles, including, Hybrid Air Vehicles, LTA and Flying Whales.

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