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Tropical Storm Elsa Outage Forecast
Tropical Storm Elsa Outage Forecast

  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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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
EEC Celebrates Undergraduate Research
EEC Diversity Internship
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Tropical Storm Elsa Outage Forecast
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Meet the Researcher: Sita Nyame
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EEC Diversity Internship
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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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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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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