Can Artificial Intelligence Improve the Field of Solar Energy Generation?

| January 23, 2020

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term that in its broadest sense indicates the ability of a machine to perform the same kinds of functions that characterise human thought. The term AI has been applied to computer systems and programs which can perform tasks more complex than straightforward programming. AI programs have the potential to make better, quicker and more practical predictions than our traditional methods. It will play a pivotal role in solar industries, through business intelligence and its ability to solve problems quicker than humans. These techniques are already being implemented by various researchers in solar energy applications.

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