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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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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

Large-eddy Simulation of Cumulus Clouds
Published: January 8, 2022
  AUTHORS Georgios Matheou, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/APS.DFD.2021.GFM.V0013 The representation of clouds in climate models is one of the largest sources of uncertainty in climate projections. High-resolution […]

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Eversource and UConn Extend Energy Center Partnership
Published: December 13, 2021
The goal is to make Connecticut a national leader in addressing climate change, clean energy, and more. UConn Today story on Eversource and UConn extended partnership. With an eye toward […]

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Presentations from our 2021 Annual Workshop
Published: December 13, 2021
The EEC recently hosted a workshop where principal investigators had the opportunity to present new research projects. Below are links to each project presentation.     Power System Botnet Cyber […]

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Joint Seminar by the ECE Department & Eversource Energy Center at UConn Part of the ECE 6094 Power & Energy Seminar Series
Published: December 9, 2021
Friday 12/10/2021 in ITEB 336(12:20-1:20 p.m.) Also Available Live via Webex here   Chance Constrained Unit Commitment Approximation Under Uncertain Wind Energy   Dr. Claire Guo, Assistant Professor, Department of […]

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2021 Annual Meeting
Published: November 1, 2021
We cordially invite you to attend the Eversource Energy Center Annual Workshop taking place on November 19th from 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM . In-person and remote access will be […]

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

Upcoming Events

Fast Facts

  • Director: Emmanouil Anagnostou, PhD
  • Associate Director: Robert Fahey, PhD
  • 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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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