Power Monitor

Power Monitor service is an easy solution to optimize power line monitoring. It improves your knowledge about vegetation changes around power lines.

Power Monitor analyses potential threads and critical areas with categorized information. You don’t have to go through the whole network to find changed area like loggings and harvested areas, instead, you can straight away concentrate on areas needing action. The service also analysis clearing work done on high voltage grid area. Power Monitor includes optional alerts, which gives you possibility to immediately detect accurate location of changed area. Continuously monitoring satellites enable that information is always as up-to-date as possible.

Power Monitor service includes:

  • Continuously updating and interactive view of the area
  • Categorized change detection
  • Soil and vegetation type
  • Image archive from last 24 months
  • Overview about areas nearby power lines
  • Data integration
  • Optional alerts

True and false color image examples available on online service

Power Monitor online web service


Power Monitor service can be used from anywhere through Satellio online web service. Up-to-date results of the analysis are shown on continuously updating interactive map. In addition, online service includes various selection of layers, which support result visualization and understanding.

Available layers and information are:

  • The most recent image mosaic
  • Analysis layers
  • The most recent vegetation index
  • Date of the most recent image available
  • History archive
  • Overview of the power line areas
  • Listed and categorized results
  • Downloadable result files

R&D projects

Utilising open satellite data

Power Monitor service has been developed together with Elenia Ltd.  Click poster-image and read more about research (in Finnish).








Using very high resolution (VHR) and high resolution (HR) images to monitor power lines

Power line monitoring using optical satellite data. Publication in international CIRED-seminar 2016. Click poster-image and read more about research (in English).