NERC's State of Reliability 2017

by ronfluegge 21. June 2017 08:30

NERC's State of Reliability 2017 report is now available.

The report reviews past performance of the bulk power system, examines the state of system design, planning and operations, and the ongoing efforts by NERC and industry to continually improve system reliability and resiliency.

This independent review of bulk power system is based on analysis of data and metrics, which enables NERC to examine trends, identify potential risks to reliability, establish priorities and develop effective mitigation strategies.

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NERC’s March Newsletter

by ronfluegge 12. April 2017 10:46

NERC’s monthly newsletter is now available on the NERC website or by clicking here: https://lnkd.in/d3dn39x.

Read about NERC activities in the month of March. Highlights in this edition include:

• NERC, NATF Host Sixth Annual Human Performance Conference and Workshops

• Fourth Reliability Leadership Summit Identifies Key Priorities for BPS

• NERC, CRE and CENACE Sign Memorandum of Understanding.

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NERC Generating Availability Data System (GADS) Conventional and Wind Training

by ronfluegge 23. February 2017 09:31

The Generating Availability Data System Working Group (GADSWG) implements a uniform approach to reporting and measuring North American generating plant availability, performance and other related reliability data.

Conventional GADS training will include items such as how GADS data is used, events and performance, combined cycle component versus block reporting, the case for event reviews, review of cause codes, examples of poorly reported events to NERC, understanding Data Reporting Instructions (DRI) Appendix F: Equations and the data submittal process at Open Access Technology International (OATI).

Wind GADS training will include the reporting implementation timeline, entity registration, processes and reports. Additionally, the data submittal process through the NERC GADS Wind reporting application will be covered.

In 2017, the GADSWG will offer training at the following locations:

 

  • Week of May 1st at Texas Reliability Entity (TRE), Austin

Click Here: TRE Registration

        TRE Fact Sheet

  • Week of August 7th at Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Salt Lake City

Click Here: WECC Registration

          WECC Fact Sheet

  • October 2nd at North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Atlanta

Click Here: NERC Registration

          NERC Fact Sheet

 

Training classes conducted each week are:

  • An introductory session for new conventional GADS reporters on Monday
  • Conventional GADS material will be covered on Tuesday and Wednesday
  • GADS Wind material will be covered on Thursday and Friday

 

Training Schedule:

  • Monday, 2017 | Noon – 2:00 p.m. | Registration | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00.p.m. | Introductory Session
  • Tuesday, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Conventional GADS
  • Wednesday, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Conventional GADS Appendix F Equations
  • Thursday, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Wind GADS
  • Friday, 2017 | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Wind GADS 

* It is recommended that attendees tour a power plant before attending this training.

Look for additional information on how to register for these in-person events in late February. Although registration is required, there is no fee for this training.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be included.

For more information or assistance, please contact via email: gads@nerc.net for conventional units or gadswind@nerc.net for wind plants.

 


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