A Partnership of UConn and Eversource

Eversource Energy Center



EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
New Power Engineering Faculty Position Announcement
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-
Nicholas E. Madonna Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advanced education and research on the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department with a particular emphasis in power systems engineering or related specialties and lead EEC‘s research programs in the area of grid modernization.

Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
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Storm Preparedness


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

Research | Did You Know?

Vegetation Management


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 Reinforcement


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

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Fast Facts

  • Director: Emmanouil Anagnostou, PhD
  • Associate Director: Anita Morzillo, PhD
  • 23 faculty and senior researchers, 22 graduate students
  • $14.7M base funding and $12.1M in additional 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 14 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.

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!

Rod Powel

Invite a Speaker

Would you like to invite a speaker from the Eversource Energy Center or from the University of Connecticut?

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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.


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