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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 […]

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Resilience To Extreme Weather
Published: June 7, 2016

Facility Executive — Last month, Schneider Electric announced a long-term partnership with the University of Connecticut (UConn) and Eversource Energy to combine the companies’ storm outage prediction technology to create a single, more accurate model. UConn’s analytics model is being integrated into Schneider’s WeatherSentry Online (WSO) platform, with the aim of enabling utilities to better understand […]

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Storm Damage

New collaboration for better predicting destructive weather
Published: May 12, 2016

(Hartford Business Journal) UConn has opened a new weather center designed to give utility companies fair warning when it comes to potentially disruptive storms. Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has formed an exclusive long-term partnership with UConn and Eversource Energy to combine their storm outage prediction technology to create a single, more precise and […]

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Schneider Electric, the University of Connecticut and Eversource Energy partnering to bring innovative storm damage modeling capabilities to broader utility industry
Published: May 10, 2016

(Electric Energy Online)  “We are excited to see the world-class research from our UConn team expand into the market,” said UConn Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Mun Choi. “We are confident that the utility industry throughout the country will see this technology as an opportunity to leverage their outage and infrastructure data […]

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Storm Forecasting

Industry–academia partnership to bring storm outage predictions to utilities
Published: May 9, 2016

(Wind Power Engineering) Schneider Electric, the University of Connecticut, and Eversource Energy are partnering to bring innovative storm damage modeling capabilities to the broader utility industry Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, today announced an exclusive long-term partnership with the University of Connecticut (UConn) and Eversource Energy to combine the companies’ storm outage prediction […]

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Greater Hartford Players: Our Team In All Kinds Of Weather
Published: March 12, 2016

(Hartford Courant) Where can you turn when March roars in like a lion? From making predictions to preparations, these Greater Hartford Players show us how to weather the storm. Manos Anagnostou’s team is using remote sensing data and numerical models to predict rainfall more accurately. “We’re building algorithms based on new generation radars.” They are […]

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Innovation Partnership Building

Eversource Energy Center at UConn
Published: February 10, 2016

The Eversource Energy Center will lead the industry to innovate and develop new technologies and science-based solutions to ensure the delivery of reliable power and enhanced risk management associated with extreme weather. Through research and teaching, the Center will advance the next generation of storm damage forecasting, best practices for healthy and storm-resistant forest design […]

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Storm Forecasting

United Illuminating to implement storm damage prediction tool
Published: August 18, 2014

(New Haven Register) The United Illuminating Co. is implementing new technology developed by University of Connecticut environmental engineers that offers greater detail in predicting the damage a storm might do to the utility’s distribution network.

Categories: electric grid, extreme weather, partnerships, Storm Outage Forecasting

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Damage Prediction Model Improves Storm Response
Published: May 8, 2014

(T&D World) In 2011, the Connecticut Light and Power Co. (CL&P), a Northeast Utilities company, was ravaged by the two largest storms in the company’s nearly 100-year history. Tropical Storm Irene in August and the October snowstorm occurred less than 10 weeks apart and caused a combined 1.5 million customer outages in Connecticut. The incidents […]

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UConn engineers help CL&P predict storm damage
Published: May 2, 2014

(Journal Inquirer)  University of Connecticut environmental engineers have provided Connecticut Light & Power with new damage prediction software that will give CL&P customized information in advance of a storm on its expected strength and location and extent of damage. Although CL&P always tracks impending storms closely, it has been difficult to predict where the most […]

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