Webinar Announcement - GADS Training Sessions

by ronfluegge 28. April 2015 13:40

NERC Webinar Announcement

2015 Generating Availability Data System Training Sessions

May 5, 2015 | 10:00–11:00 a.m. CDT 


May 6, 2015 | 3:00–4:00 p.m. CDT   

Teleconference: 866.740.1260| Access Code: 4469726 | Security Code: 4488

Click here for:  Webinar

This webinar - presented by NERC - is designed to help Data Reporters submit data to the OATI webE-GADS platform. GADS is a database that maintains the history of generation and outages, and there are three types of data:  Design, Performance and Event. As of 2013, any conventional unit that has a name plate rating that is over 20 MW is required to submit GADS data to NERC.

Pre-registration is not required.

For more information or assistance, please contact NERC at gads@nerc.net via email or at 404-446-9726.


by ronfluegge 24. April 2015 14:56
In order to successfully complete the 1st quarter uploads of your GADS data to the NERC/OATI website, you need to review and "confirm" your NERC contact and unit setup information on the NERC/OATI website (https://www.nerc.oati.com/NERC/sys-login.wml).  Your 1st quarter GADS data uploads are generally done during April-May of each year.


Must review Contact and Unit Data at the beginning of each year.

Open webE-GADS and go to Forms-->Checklist

Click on Contacts ... Filter for each region individually (Contacts tab will open) ... then Click REVIEW

GO BACK to Checklist tab (same region) Click on Units (Units tab will open) ... Click REVIEW

GO BACK to Checklist ... change Region and repeat Contact and Units Review

 -- OR --

Open Forms-->Contact tab and filter each region ... Click REVIEW

Open Forms-->Units tab and filter each region ... Click REVIEW

(WATCH for reporting period 01/01/yyyy to 12/31/yyyy to make sure the REVIEW is for the current year about to be reported.)

NYISO Generating Availability Data System (GADS)

by ronfluegge 12. February 2015 15:51

NYISO is pleased to announce that NYISO’s Training Team will be offering the, in-class, Generating Availability Data System (GADS) Seminar in April. 


How You Will Benefit:


You will learn generating unit GADS reporting requirements as used by the NYISO in:

  • Calculating unit derating factors for the Installed Capacity (ICAP) Market
  • Reliability studies produced by both the NYISO and  the New York State Reliability Council


What You Will Cover: 

  • GADS History & Origins
  • Design/Performance/Event Data
  • Common Errors
  • Example Scenarios
  • GADS Software
  • Use of GADS Data
  • Panel Discussion


Who Should Attend:


The GADS Seminar is intended for individuals directly responsible for handling the submittal of their organization’s generating availability data, or for those individuals who support that function.


Recommended Course Prerequisites:






·         Tuesday, April 21, 2015

·         8:30 AM to 12:00 PM




·         NYISO Offices, 10 Krey Boulevard, Rensselaer, NY 12144


Tuition And Fees:


·         $ 250.00

o   Tuition includes breakfast and lunch. You may request to purchase printed course materials during your registration check out, request a complimentary CD of the materials, or opt to obtain the materials directly from our website a week prior to class at no additional charge.

o   Participants may be invoiced or pay by credit card.




To register for the course, complete the registration process by April 9, 2015, at: http://www.nyiso.com/public/services/market_training/nyiso_courses.jsp.




If you cancel after the course registration deadline, cancellation fees may apply.


For additional information on course registration and/or hotel accommodations, please contact Debbie Doyle at 518-356-6274.



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