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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 […]

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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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Over 100 High School Students Bring Conservation to Life
Published: August 16, 2016

Now in its fifth year, the UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) has worked with over 100 high school students to tackle local environmental projects throughout Connecticut which have resulted in significant conservation activities. Founded by Professor John Volin, Eversource Energy Center Associate Director and Department Head of Natural Resources and the Environment, the NRCA’s […]

Categories: Center press, Highlights, Recent News, research, Tree & Forest Management

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Storm Forecasting

Center Research Aids Utilities to Prepare for Hurricane Season
Published: July 25, 2016

Long before this year’s hurricane season officially began on June 1, researchers at the Eversource Energy Center were analyzing storm and utility infrastructure characteristics to predict outages from hurricanes and other storm types. Severe weather is among the leading causes of outages on the overhead electric distribution grid, and historic events like Storm Irene (2011), […]

Categories: Center press, Recent News, research, Storm Outage Forecasting, weather forecasting

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UConn Leads Water and Food Security Initiatives in Ethiopia
Published: July 11, 2016

  Among the Eversource Energy Center research areas is the critical topic of climate adaptation, and in this update we feature our Center Director, Manos Anagnostou, traveling in Africa to assist with life-sustaining water and food security initiatives.  Eversource Energy Center Director Manos Anagnostou and a cohort of scientists have arrived (July 9, 2016) in […]

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Center Research on Storm Outage Modeling Published in “Risk Analysis,” an International Journal
Published: June 20, 2016

Jichao He and his UConn Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering coauthors, together with the Department of Statistics at Brigham Young University, have published a peer-reviewed article on storm outage modeling in the journal Risk Analysis. The “Nonparametric Tree-Based Predictive Modeling of Storm Outages on an Electric Distribution Network” research presents the performance of two […]

Categories: Center press, Recent News, research, Storm Outage Forecasting, weather forecasting

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First Faculty Forum Discusses Projects for $1 Million Funding in 2016-2017
Published: June 1, 2016

On Thursday, May 19, 2016, UConn’s Eversource Energy Center hosted the first annual Faculty Forum to engage industry partners, UConn faculty, government agencies, and academic institutions in a presentation of forthcoming research topics. Six projects, totaling $1 million, will be funded by the Center in the 2016-2017 academic year. The Forum engaged over 50 participants […]

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Faculty Forum May 19th
Published: May 12, 2016

Photos from the Faculty Forum Proposal Solicitation Faculty Forum Agenda Budget Template Dear UConn Faculty and Industry Partners, The Eversource Energy Center seeks to engage the multi-disciplinary expertise within the university and utility industry to further the resilience of the power grid. Funding is available for up to six $100,000 – $150,000 faculty-led pilot projects under the following five […]

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