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State and Industry Leaders Address Grid Resiliency at UConn Engineering Conference
State and Industry Leaders Address Grid Resiliency at UConn Engineering Conference

The Eversource Energy Center organized a conference entitled ‘Navigating Conference Change and Energy Security in the Northeast: The Next Five Years’ on Monday, October 24, 2022 in downtown Hartford, CT. […]

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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State and Industry Leaders Address Grid Resiliency at UConn Engineering Conference
Pioneering Diversity Internship
Presentations from our 2021 Annual Workshop
Hurricane Henri Outage Forecast
Large-eddy Simulation of Cumulus Clouds
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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

UConn, Eversource Energy Center to Develop Marine Model for NOAA Software
Published: November 15, 2022
A Wind-Wave-Current Data Assimilation Scheme for the 3D-Real Time Mesoscale Analysis” is a 3-year project that aims to advance the science and technology of data assimilation of surface wind, significant […]

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Joint appointments as Research Scientists at National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Published: November 8, 2022
Professor Emmanouil Anagnostou and Professor Junbo Zhao have started their new positions as the Research Scientist at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) under the UConn-NREL partnership. They will be affiliated with the […]

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Professor Zhao won a $4.4M DOE Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER) project
Published: November 8, 2022
Professor Junbo Zhao and his team won a $4.4M DOE Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER) project: Project Name: Proactive: Predictive Community Outage Preparedness and Active Last Mile Visibility Feedback Autonomous […]

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Affiliate Scientist with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Published: November 7, 2022
Our own Prof. Marina Astitha has been officially appointed as an Affiliate Scientist with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Research Applications Laboratory (RAL), a three year term through […]

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Extreme Weather Forecasting: State of the Science, Uncertainty and Impacts
Published: November 7, 2022

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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