A Partnership of UConn and Eversource

Eversource Energy Center

 

eversource-txt-logo

UConn modeling helps CL&P predict storm damage

(Hartford Business Journal) 

Who says the weatherman is always wrong?

UConn environmental engineers have developed a computer model that Connecticut Light & Power is using to predict where it will likely need to deploy maintenance workers and resources in a storm, the two revealed.

CL&P used the tool to predict the location of Connecticut trouble spots during Hurricane Sandy. The UConn model was pretty close, predicting 13,330 trouble spots. CL&P ended up recording 14,338. CL&P is working with UConn to further refine the tool, but said it plans to use it at its subsidiaries in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

 

 

Published: April 29, 2014

Categories: Recent News

Available Archives

Eversource Energy Center | Innovation Partnership Building: 159 Discovery Drive, Unit 5276, Storrs, CT 06269-5276 | E-Mail: eversourceenergycenter@uconn.edu