NERC Generating Availability Data System (GADS) Conventional and Wind Training - 2018

by ronfluegge 30. April 2018 09:33

Reminder:  NERC Training Announcement 

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 2018, the GADSWG will offer training at the following locations:

Week of June 18th at Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) in Minneapolis, MN

Click here for Training at OATI in Minneapolis, MN 

Week of October 15th at SERC Reliability Corporation, Charlotte, NC 

Click here for Training at SERC in Charlotte, NC

Training classes conducted each week are:

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

Training Schedule:

  • Monday | Noon – 1:00 p.m. Registration | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00.p.m. Introductory Session
  • Tuesday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Conventional GADS
  • Wednesday | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Conventional GADS Appendix F Equations and Analytics
  • Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Wind GADS
  • Friday | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Wind GADS

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 NERC via email: gads@nerc.net for conventional units or gadswind@nerc.net for wind plants.

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.

 

Generating Availability Data System (GADS) 2017 Conventional and Wind Training

by ronfluegge 6. February 2017 13:49

NERC Training Announcement

Generating Availability Data System (GADS) Conventional and Wind Training

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
  • Week of August 7th at Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Salt Lake City
  • Week of October 2nd at North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Atlanta 

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  

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 NERC via email: gads@nerc.net for conventional units or gadswind@nerc.net for wind plants.


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