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Hurricane Henri Outage Forecast
Hurricane Henri Outage Forecast

The Eversource Energy Center Outage Prediction Model at UConn is forecasting a very high impact from Hurricane Henri in Connecticut. The highest relative impact is expected in Eastern Connecticut, and the overall impact in Connecticut is expected to be between 10,000 and 20,000 damage locations.

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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
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Storm Preparedness and Emergency Response

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With preparedness at the forefront of ensuring superior customer service, Storm Outage Forecasting delivers actionable information on predicted outage locations and magnitude.

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Tree & Forest Management

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With 90 percent of power outages during storms caused by trees, our program links forest management and community outreach for creating a sustainable and storm-resistant forest design.

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Electric Grid Hardening

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Complex system improvements are made with advanced data identifying strategic areas for grid design, efficiency and storm resiliency.                                                                                                   

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Recent Center News

Hurricane Henri Outage Forecast
Published: August 21, 2021
OPM prediction: August 22nd, 2021 Hurricane Henri Outage Prediction Modeling group Eversource Energy Center University of Connecticut Fourth prediction, released on: 08-21-2021 10:30 a.m. EDT The Eversource Energy Center Outage Prediction Model at UConn is forecasting a very high impact from Hurricane Henri in Connecticut. The highest relative impact is expected in Eastern Connecticut, and […]

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NRT Inundation Maps of the European Flood
Published: July 26, 2021
The UConn team at the Eversource Energy Cener has mapped European flood extent from Jul 15 to 17 spanning West Germany, France, Netherlands, and Luxembourg using a near-real-time tool, the Radar Produced Inundation Diary (RAPID, patent published), based on Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite. The maps are also provided to the Dartmouth Flood Observatory […]

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Tropical Storm Elsa Outage Forecast
Published: July 8, 2021
  The Eversource Energy Center Outage Prediction Model at UConn is forecasting moderate impact from tropical storm Elsa for Connecticut. As shown at the storm outages maps, the highest impact is expected in Eastern Connecticut, and the overall impact in Connecticut is expected to be between 300 and 600 damage locations.

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Wind Whirls to Electricity: Predictive Modeling of Offshore Wind Power
Published: June 15, 2021
By Georgios Matheou Offshore wind is an abundant energy resource with significant environmental and economic benefits, but as a natural resource, it is variable. At the Eversource Energy Center the Marine Boundary Layer Modeling project aims to improve the design and operation of wind farms by better characterizing meteorological conditions at the wind-farm scale. We […]

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People, Trees, and Power: Learning How to Strike a Balance and Keep the Lights On
Published: June 11, 2021
Connecticut residents are broadly supportive of tree management practices, but good communication is essential, click here to see what we’re doing to help!

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Fast Facts

  • Director: Emmanouil Anagnostou, PhD
  • Associate Director: Robert Fahey, PhD
  • 26 faculty and senior researchers, 36 graduate students, and 7 undergraduates
  • $19.8M in funding to develop new technologies and science-based solutions for the distribution of reliable power and the management of risks associated with extreme weather and security events.
  • Current research areas include 27 projects on storm outage forecasting, tree and forest management, electric grid reinforcements, resiliency, climate change and flooding, geomagnetic disturbances, integration of renewable generation, and cyber security.

 

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Director’s Message

Welcome. Our research and collaboration with utilities and industry partners positions us as frontrunners in mitigating storm hazards, delivering improved reliability, and increasing the resiliency of the electric grid. Read More!

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Seminars

In addition to Eversource Energy Center-sponsored seminars and events, UConn offers interesting weekly presentations on all areas of research. 

Field Visits

Field Visits

We welcome you to visit our experimental tree sway field sites in Storrs, Torrington and Orange, Connecticut. Please contact Thomas Worthley, Assistant Extension Professor and Forestry Specialist, for more information.

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Center Tours

Do you wish to schedule a tour? Please contact us, and we can schedule a tour of our facilities.

Eversource Energy Center | Innovation Partnership Building: 159 Discovery Drive, Unit 5276, Storrs, CT 06269-5276 | E-Mail: eversourceenergycenter@uconn.edu