Western Power Distribution (WPD) is the distribution network operator for the Midlands, South West England and South Wales, and is responsible for delivering electricity to approximately 7.8 million customers in the UK.
Their helicopters use to fly at heights of between 30 and 150 feet above the ground when on network patrol.
Babcock Upgrades WPD EC135 Fleet, 12-Sep-18 : #SmartVideo Babcock selected Avalex smart video management equipment to upgrade the Western Power Distribution (WPD) EC135 fleet
Aids In UK Power Grid Inspections, 29-Aug-18 : #energy Western Power Distribution EC135 and the National Grid Bell 429 fleets to receive monitoring system upgrade by Avalex Technologies
Babcock to Upgrade Western Power Distribution EC135, 27-Mar-18 : Babcock will upgrade Western Power Distribution (WPD) EC135P1/P2 fleet with a new mission system and interior. First scheduled to arrived Staverton facility July 2018 and all completed by end 2019