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A Use of Artificial Intelligence for Improving PV Array Performance (Empirical Approach)

Macq, André and Mercier Des Rochettes, Loïc and Martin-Carron, Laura and Cristi, Nicolas and Gleizes, Marie-Pierre and Bernon, Carole and Glize, Pierre A Use of Artificial Intelligence for Improving PV Array Performance (Empirical Approach). (2016) In: 32rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2016), 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016 (Munich, Germany).

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Abstract

This paper reflects research to design an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform for controlling the cooling of Si-based PV modules in commercial solar arrays. The AI technology used for this purpose is based on Adaptive Multi-Agent Systems (AMAS). The information fed to the control platform combines locally-collected and exogenous sources, such as grid data and weather forecasts. Elaborating on an existing PV modules cooling equipment driven by traditional industrial algorithms, the AI control platform substantially improves the use of information to make or recommend operational decisions. Thanks to AMAS techniques, the platform can anticipate events by analysing a broader range of information, thereby improving the economics of PV modules cooling. Introducing Artificial Intelligence in this and related areas of solar plant operations has the potential of further improving resource utilization and maintenance efficiency.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:This papers appears in article 5BV.2.39 in Proceedings of EU PVSEC 2016 ISBN: 9781510836518 The definitive version is available at: http://www.proceedings.com/33620.html
HAL Id:hal-01740011
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT (FRANCE)
Other partners > SUNiBrain (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UPS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse 1 Capitole - UT1 (FRANCE)
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European Union managed by the Languedoc - Roussillon Midi - Pyrénées Region - BPI France
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Deposited On:09 Mar 2018 14:12

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