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Research Milestones & Results (Spring 2017)
The Eversource Energy Center at the University of Connecticut hosted its biannual Research Forum on April 27, 2017, with all Center researchers and Eversource Energy technical leads. The stars of the event were 12 Center-funded research projects spanning electric grid hardening, storm outage forecasting, climate change and flooding, grid resilience and tree and forest management. […]

Published: May 26, 2017

Categories: Center press, Posters, Recent News, reseach

Plymouth State, Eversource Partner for Outage Prediction
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 […]

Published: May 4, 2017

Categories: Center press, extreme weather, outage prediction, partnerships, Recent News, reseach

On the Research Landscape, Private Funding Grows
Deep in the woods behind Horsebarn Hill is a lab made up of various species of trees shifting and swaying under the New England elements – ice, snow, wind, and torrential rain. The state-of-the-art sensors on the trees produce data as they move, biomechanics information that is valuable to a team of researchers from UConn and Eversource Energy […]

Published: March 15, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News

Undergraduate Research Fellowships: The Science of Energy Resilience in a Changing Environment
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION! Background: The Eversource Energy Center at the University of Connecticut is offering an interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program focused on Power Grid Resilience to Severe Storms in a Changing Environment Program Highlights: Work directly with a faculty mentor to develop an independent research project Conduct cutting-edge research and present it […]

Published: March 9, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News

Eversource Energy Center Among Top Research Partners with UConn
On Friday, March 3, 2017, in a feature article on the importance of industry and university collaboration, the Eversource Energy Center is highlighted for its successful partnership with UConn. Established in October 2015, our Center is leading research for the region and industry in the areas of storm outage modelling, tree and forest management and electric […]

Published: March 3, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News

Ken Bowes Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
Ken Bowes, Vice President of Engineering at Eversource, is one of 24 men and women who will be admitted into the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. Election to the academy is based on scientific and engineering distinction achieved through significant contributions in theory or applications. The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering was established […]

Published: February 24, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News

UConn Receives NSF Award to Improve Power Grid Technology; Leverages Partnership with Eversource Energy Center
UConn was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to create a new research center dedicated to advanced electrical power grid technologies. The University of Connecticut Center for Novel High Voltage/Temperature Materials and Structures will add a new research dimension to the existing NSF Industrial University Cooperative Research Center on High Voltage/Temperature. As a […]

Published: February 23, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News, Uncategorized

Seminar Postponed: Nickitas Georgas, Stevens Institute of Technology
This seminar has been postponed due to inclement weather – we look forward to welcoming Dr. Georgas to the University of Connecticut campus soon. ————————————— Title: Coastal and Operational Forecasting Research at The Davidson Laboratory. A summary of ongoing research and developments with a focus on the Stevens Flood Advisory System. Date/Time: To be rescheduled. Speaker: Nickitas […]

Published: February 3, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News, Seminar Series

Major Utilities Meet at Eversource Energy Center: Electric Grid Priorities
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 […]

Published: January 23, 2017

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

All New Projects
Resilience With a focus on structural and electrical hardening and vegetation management, the Eversource Energy Center is funding three new projects for the period of October 2016 to December 2017. The projects explore improvements to be gained from investing in these intervention strategies that improve reliability. Suresh Nair (PI), Paul Borochin (co-PI) “Identifying Continuation and […]

Published: December 19, 2016

Categories: Uncategorized

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