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Eversource Energy Center

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Pioneering Diversity Internship
Pioneering Diversity Internship
Presentations from our 2021 Annual Workshop
Presentations from our 2021 Annual Workshop
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.

Large-eddy Simulation of Cumulus Clouds
Large-Eddy Simulation of Cumulus Clouds

The representation of clouds in climate models is one of the largest sources of uncertainty in climate projections...

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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
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Pioneering Diversity Internship
Presentations from our 2021 Annual Workshop
Hurricane Henri Outage Forecast
Large-eddy Simulation of Cumulus Clouds
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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
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Storm Preparedness

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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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Vegetation 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 Reinforcement

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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

Clean Earth Logo Competition
Published: June 1, 2022
Interested in graphic design? See linked flyer for information on a logo design competition that could get you a $200 Amazon gift card! Click Here for more details.

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Junbo Zhao Receives 2022 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award
Published: May 23, 2022
It is our greatest honor to announce that Junbo Zhao has received one of the highest recognitions from IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES), i.e., 2022 IEEE PES Outstanding Young Engineer […]

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A Windy Workout: Stormwise Prescription Helps Strengthen Trees
Published: May 8, 2022
April 26, 2022 | Anna Zarra Aldrich, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources A Windy Workout: Stormwise Prescription Helps Strengthen Trees Techniques that rely on adaptive silviculture can help […]

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Pioneering Diversity Internship
Published: April 22, 2022

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UConn Eversource Energy Center Partners with Dominion Energy
Published: April 22, 2022
Last month, Dominion Energy signed an agreement with UConn to support a new, preliminary study focused on the development of an Outage Prediction Model (OPM) for Dominion Energy’s Virginia and […]

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      Click Here To See Past Center News: https://www.eversource.uconn.edu/category/recent-news/

Upcoming Events

Fast Facts

  • Director: Professor Emmanouil Anagnostou, PhD
  • Associate Directors: Dr. Robert Fahey, Dr. Junbo Zhao, and Dr. Diego Cerrai
  • 30 faculty and senior researchers, 36 graduate students, and 7 undergraduates
  • $20M 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 25 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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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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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