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Yearly Archives: 2017

October 16th, 2017 Seminar: “Security and Resiliency of the Power Grid” with Dr. Chen-Ching Liu (Washington State University)
Published: September 22, 2017

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Historic 2017 Hurricane Season for Texas and Florida
Published: September 11, 2017

For the first time in our nation’s history, two hurricanes (Harvey and Irma) devastated inland and coastal areas, prompting an all-hands emergency management and community response for rescue, assessment and restoration. At the writing of this news story, over 5.8 million customers were without power across the southeast in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Long […]

Categories: Center press, power outage prediction, Recent News, research

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Fall 2017 Seminar Series Announced
Published: August 20, 2017

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Research Experience for Undergraduates: Learning First-Hand with Industry Experts
Published: June 7, 2017

UConn faculty and students in the Eversource Energy Center summer research fellowship program on “Power Grid Resilience to Severe Storms in a Changing Environment,”visited Berlin recently, to see first-hand how their research at the Center directly benefits electric utility operations. A tour of Berlin including CONVEX, the Systems Operations Center and the Incident Command Center, […]

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Research Milestones & Results (Spring 2017)
Published: May 26, 2017

The Eversource Energy Center at the University of Connecticut hosted its biannual Research Forum on April 27, 2017, with all Center researchers and Eversource Energy technical leads. The stars of the event were 12 Center-funded research projects spanning electric grid hardening, storm outage forecasting, climate change and flooding, grid resilience and tree and forest management. […]

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Storm Forecasting

Plymouth State, Eversource Partner for Outage Prediction
Published: May 4, 2017

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Plymouth State University is partnering with Eversource to develop a power outage prediction model to predict when storms will strike and the extent of the damage they may cause. The new research partnership connects Plymouth State to the Eversource Energy Center at the University of Connecticut. Plymouth State offers the only […]

Categories: Center press, extreme weather, outage prediction, partnerships, Recent News, reseach

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Tree Wind

On the Research Landscape, Private Funding Grows
Published: March 15, 2017

Deep in the woods behind Horsebarn Hill is a lab made up of various species of trees shifting and swaying under the New England elements – ice, snow, wind, and torrential rain. The state-of-the-art sensors on the trees produce data as they move, biomechanics information that is valuable to a team of researchers from UConn and Eversource Energy […]

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Undergraduate Research Fellowships: The Science of Energy Resilience in a Changing Environment
Published: March 9, 2017

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION! Background: The Eversource Energy Center at the University of Connecticut is offering an interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program focused on Power Grid Resilience to Severe Storms in a Changing Environment Program Highlights: Work directly with a faculty mentor to develop an independent research project Conduct cutting-edge research and present it […]

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Trees and People

Eversource Energy Center Among Top Research Partners with UConn
Published: March 3, 2017

On Friday, March 3, 2017, in a feature article on the importance of industry and university collaboration, the Eversource Energy Center is highlighted for its successful partnership with UConn. Established in October 2015, our Center is leading research for the region and industry in the areas of storm outage modelling, tree and forest management and electric […]

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Ken Bowes Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Published: February 24, 2017

Ken Bowes, Vice President of Engineering at Eversource, is one of 24 men and women who will be admitted into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Election to the academy is based on scientific and engineering distinction achieved through significant contributions in theory or applications. The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering was established […]

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