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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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Schneider, Eversource partner with UConn on storm modeling for utilities
Published: May 11, 2016

(Electric Light & Power) 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 precise and accurate model. UConn’s analytics model will be integrated into Schneider’s WeatherSentry Online (WSO) platform, enabling utilities to better understand the expected impacts […]

Categories: outage prediction, partnerships, power outage prediction

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Eversource, UConn stepping up outage prediction tech
Published: May 11, 2016

(Smart Grid News) The University of Connecticut (UConn), Eversource Energy, and Schneider Electric have entered into a partnership to combine the companies’ storm outage prediction technology to create a single, more precise, and accurate model. UConn’s unique analytics model will be integrated into Schneider’s WeatherSentry Online (WSO) platform, enabling utilities to better understand the expected impacts of […]

Categories: Center press, outage prediction, partnership, reseach, Uncategorized

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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 […]

Categories: extreme weather, outage prediction

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Eversource Energy Center seen Around the Globe
Published: January 25, 2016

The Center’s research in storm outage modeling and the use of satellite imagery to help Eversource Energy proactively prepare for and respond to all types of weather has drawn international attention. It was recently featured at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting (December 2015, San Francisco) and the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting (January 2016, New Orleans). Nearly […]

Categories: American Geophysical Union, American Meteorological Society, Center press, outage prediction, power outage prediction, satellite imagery, storm damage modeling

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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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Forecasting Where Wind, Precipitation Will Disrupt The Electrical Grid
Published: May 3, 2014

(Hartford Courant) A new weather model is being used to show where a severe storm is mostly likely to damage the electrical grid in Connecticut. The system is a collaboration between the University of Connecticut and Connecticut Light & Power. A team of UConn environmental engineers overlaid weather forecasting data of wind and precipitation with CL&P data […]

Categories: outage prediction, partnership, reseach, Storm Outage Forecasting

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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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CL&P, UConn Partner to Help Anticipate Storm Damage
Published: April 30, 2014

(UConn Today)  When Mother Nature brings destructive weather to Connecticut, it can cause significant damage to the state and its electric system. While Connecticut Light & Power tracks impending storms closely, it is difficult to predict where severe weather will hit the hardest and cause the most damage. New damage prediction modeling technology developed by […]

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CL&P and UConn Team Up
Published: April 29, 2014

(NBC Connecticut)  CL&P and UConn have teamed up to come up with a new tool to predict where power outages could occur. “If you told us at the beginning it was going to be eleven days without power, I think we would have left town,” said Simsbury resident Peter Tedone. Peter and his wife Lydia […]

Categories: collaboration, outage prediction, partnership

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