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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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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 […]

Categories: Center press, extreme weather, partnership, reseach, Storm Outage Forecasting

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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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UConn Breaks Ground for New Technology Park
Published: December 7, 2015

The University of Connecticut broke ground for its new Technology Park Wednesday, marking a new era of public-private research partnership at UConn that is intended to drive Connecticut innovation and competitiveness in the state, region, and beyond. State lawmakers and representatives from some of Connecticut’s leading industries were on hand to celebrate the new Tech […]

Categories: academic researchers, bioscience connecticut, Center press, industry partners, partnership, partnerships, STEM, tech park, technology park

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New Storm Preparation Center Pairs UConn, Power Company
Published: November 8, 2015

(Hartford Courant) Two days before Superstorm Sandy struck Connecticut in 2012,UConn scientists fed measurements from the storm and historical data from others into a computer model they developed and forecast where the most damage and power outages would occur. Their forecast was very accurate in predicting both the scope and the location of the outages: The […]

Categories: Center press, partnership, reseach, Storm Outage Forecasting

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UI adopts new system to predict storm damage
Published: August 18, 2014

(Easton Courier) The United Illuminating Company (UI) is adopting new technology developed by engineers at The University of Connecticut that can help predict storm damage in much greater detail than was previously possible. The Damage Prediction Modeling tool harnesses computers and highly detailed models of UI’s electric system in order to make earlier and more accurate […]

Categories: partnership, Storm Outage Forecasting

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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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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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Can Science Develop Stronger Trees in Connecticut?
Published: February 18, 2014

(WNPR)  As United Illuminating continues revisions on its ambitious tree-cutting plan, a group of scientists at UConn is studying why trees fail, and how they can be made stronger. What if scientists could determine why a tree fails, and how failure could be prevented?When a tree fails (that’s scientific jargon for “falls down”) and knocks […]

Categories: partnership, reseach, Stormwise, Vegetation Management

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UConn Researchers Go Into The Woods In Search Of New Ways To Protect Power Lines
Published: February 12, 2014

(Hartford Courant) Two professors, a master’s candidate and a research assistant walked into a forest. Their boots crunching in the snow, the research team made it to their experiment, a young stand of sugar maples and other species that has been thinned out and wired with sensors. “They are swaying more,” said Jenna Klinck, the master’s […]

Categories: partnership, reseach, Stormwise, Tree and Forest Management, Vegetation Management

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