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Eversource Energy Center Second Annual Workshop
Eversource Energy Center hosts second annual workshop with leading regulatory and industry partners Our Eversource Energy Center, a unique university-energy company partnership, marked a significant milestone with its second annual signature workshop held November 17, 2017, at the University of Connecticut. Over 100 guests participated in the event, with keynote talks from the Electric Power […]

Published: December 15, 2017

Categories: Uncategorized

November 3rd, 2017 Seminar: “Natural Hazard Research at the National Science Foundation” with Dr. Kishor Mehta (Texas Tech University)

Published: October 20, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News, Uncategorized

October 16th, 2017 Seminar: “Security and Resiliency of the Power Grid” with Dr. Chen-Ching Liu (Washington State University)

Published: September 22, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News, Seminar Series

Historic 2017 Hurricane Season for Texas and Florida
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 […]

Published: September 11, 2017

Categories: Center press, power outage prediction, Recent News, research

Fall 2017 Seminar Series Announced

Published: August 20, 2017

Categories: Center press, Recent News, Seminar Series

Research Experience for Undergraduates: Learning First-Hand with Industry Experts
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, […]

Published: June 7, 2017

Categories: Center press, research

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

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