By Kelsey Misbrener Google’s solar savings prediction tool Project Sunroof has expanded to cover all 50 states, up from 42 states in May 2016 according to VentureBeat.
Project Sunroof uses images from Google Maps and Google Earth, 3D modeling and machine learning to make the predictions, according to Google product manager Joel Conkling in a blog post.
“For every building included in the data, Project Sunroof calculates the amount of sunlight received by each portion of the roof over the course of a year, taking into account weather patterns, position of the sun in the sky at different times of year, and shade from nearby
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