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Major Utilities Meet at Eversource Energy Center: Electric Grid Priorities
Published: January 23, 2017

The Eversource Energy Center and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) hosted a two-day workshop on predictive analytics and storm situational awareness for grid resilience on Thursday, January 19 and Friday, January 20. The event welcomed 40 participants from seven utilities across the United States, including AVANGRID, CenterPoint, ConEdison, Orange and Rockland, National Grid, Exelon […]

Categories: Center press, Electric Grid Hardening, Recent News, Storm Outage Forecasting

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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 […]

Categories: Center press, collaboration, Electric Grid Hardening, Highlights, Recent News

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Air-based point of view

3D Imaging for Modernization: A New Picture of The Grid
Published: April 1, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center, an innovative energy company and university partnership with the University of Connecticut (UConn), is developing state-of-the-art approaches for delivering reliable power and responding to extreme weather events.  This past week, Eversource and UConn used air-and ground-level laser technology in Greenwich, Connecticut, which captured millions of data points and creating a three […]

Categories: 3-d images, 3-D imaging modernization, Electric Grid Hardening, laser technology, LiDAR, partnership

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Seeing Outages from New Heights
Published: March 4, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center, our partnership with the University of Connecticut, has begun an exciting collaboration with scientists from NASA and the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Using satellite imagery of night time light and Eversource’s historical outage data, the goal of the project is to better detect and monitor a storm’s impact, as well as better […]

Categories: Center press, collaboration, Electric Grid Hardening, NASA, satellite imagery, university of alabama

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Peer Review of a CL&P / UConn Report Concerning Emergency Preparedness and Response at Selective Critical Facilities
Published: January 1, 2014

(Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering) On behalf of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in accordance with Section 7(f) of Public Act 12-148: An Act Enhancing Emergency Preparedness and Response, the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) performed a peer review of reports prepared for DEEP by Connecticut Light and Power […]

Categories: Electric Grid Hardening, electric grid resistance, reseach

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