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Yearly Archives: 2016

All New Projects
Published: December 19, 2016

Resilience With a focus on structural and electrical hardening and vegetation management, the Eversource Energy Center is funding three new projects for the period of October 2016 to December 2017. The projects explore improvements to be gained from investing in these intervention strategies that improve reliability. Suresh Nair (PI), Paul Borochin (co-PI) “Identifying Continuation and […]

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Faculty Position in Predictive Analytics
Published: November 21, 2016


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Stormwise Team Honored with Outstanding Project Award
Published: November 18, 2016

The UConn Stormwise project was recognized by the Connecticut Urban Forest Council with the “2016 Outstanding Urban Forestry Project Award” at the Connecticut Urban Forest Conference and Forest Forum, held October 26, 2016. The award honored Stormwise for making a significant contribution to increase the health and resiliency of roadside forests. Eric Hammerling, Executive Director […]

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Celebrating One-Year Anniversary of Eversource Energy Center
Published: October 28, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center, a unique university-energy company partnership, marked a significant milestone with its one-year anniversary celebrated October 24, 2016, at the University of Connecticut. Over 90 guests participated in the event, including the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Connecticut’s newly appointed Chief Cybersecurity Risk Officer, the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority […]

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Recipients of Over $750K of Eversource Funding Announced
Published: September 27, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center announced seven innovative projects awarded in industry-identified focus areas that begin on October 1, 2016. The Center received a total of 12 applications to the Eversource Request for Proposals (RFP) announced in May of 2016 focused on the topics of Eversource’s resiliency program, distributed energy resources, cyber and physical security, vegetation […]

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First Fall Seminar 9/16/16 – Doug Dorr from EPRI
Published: September 12, 2016

  We welcome attendees who are unable to attend the seminar in-person view the presentation live via WebEx. Attendees will be able to submit questions in real-time to the presenter.  Meeting title: Eversource Energy Center Seminar Series with Doug Dorr (EPRI, Program Manager) Link: https://uconnvtc.webex.com/uconnvtc/j.php?MTID=m2c5b0c1e364b64de7bfdf786e9b7685b Audio connection: +1-415-655-0002 US Toll Access code: 646 009 520

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Eversource Energy Center Announces Fall Seminar Series Lineup
Published: September 2, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center has announced the debut of its Speaker Seminar Series launching in Fall 2016 with three world-renowned subject matter experts. With a wealth of knowledge and research experience, our speakers look forward to providing an engaging discussion on the topics of electric grid modernization, atmospheric sciences, weather systems assessment, and urban landscape […]

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Over 100 High School Students Bring Conservation to Life
Published: August 16, 2016

Now in its fifth year, the UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) has worked with over 100 high school students to tackle local environmental projects throughout Connecticut which have resulted in significant conservation activities. Founded by Professor John Volin, Eversource Energy Center Associate Director and Department Head of Natural Resources and the Environment, the NRCA’s […]

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Eversource Energy Center Contributes to Record Year for UConn Foundation
Published: August 10, 2016

(UConn Today)   UConn Foundation President and CEO Joshua Newton reported to the University’s Board of Trustees today that the Foundation raised $78.3 million in new gifts and commitments in FY16, reaching its fundraising goal for the year and surpassing the previous year by $400,000. Eversource Energy is also contributing to research at UConn. It […]

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Storm Forecasting

Center Research Aids Utilities to Prepare for Hurricane Season
Published: July 25, 2016

Long before this year’s hurricane season officially began on June 1, researchers at the Eversource Energy Center were analyzing storm and utility infrastructure characteristics to predict outages from hurricanes and other storm types. Severe weather is among the leading causes of outages on the overhead electric distribution grid, and historic events like Storm Irene (2011), […]

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