NERC GADS Wind Training - AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition

by ronfluegge 4. February 2017 20:44

AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition

May 22 - 25, 2017

Anaheim, CA


Post-Conference Seminar:  NERC GADS Wind Training

Thursday, May 25, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

*Ticket Required to Attend - click here to add to an existing registration

NERC has implemented GADS reporting requirements for wind plants on a voluntary basis for 2017 with mandatory reporting starting in 2018, based on plant size. Learn how to register for access to the GADS Wind reporting application, data types and formats to report. Practical application of the GADS Wind Data Reporting Instructions will be covered, including outage definitions and coding. This training provides the fundamentals to prepare you for mandatory reporting to NERC. 

Trainers: Fred Beasom, Nextera Energy and Donna Pratt, NERC

$199 AWEA Members, $299 Non-Members

NERC GADS Training - Tentative 2017 Dates

by ronfluegge 10. January 2017 11:08

NERC GADS training - tentative 2017 schedule


1. Week of May 1st - conventional and wind at TRE, Austin
2. Week of May 22nd - wind training at the AWEA Windpower 2017 conference
3. Week of August 7th - conventional and wind at WECC, Salt Lake
4. Week of October 2nd - conventional and wind at NERC, Atlanta

When the exact dates for the 2-day sessions are finalized, it should be posted at 













GADS Training for Conventional Generators

by ronfluegge 18. April 2016 12:49

Meeting Announcement
NERC GADS Training for Conventional Generators

June 28, 2016 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT
June 29, 2016 | 8:00 am – Noon MT

Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) Office
155 North 400 West, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84103-1114
801.582.0353 | List of Area Hotels | Public Transportation Information

Click here for:  Training Registration
Registration is limited to 50 people
Registration requested by COB Friday, June 17 

Training topics
• Welcome and Intro
• GADS – The Big Picture
• How GADS data is used
• Training slides on events and performance
• Combined cycle component vs. block reporting
• Case for event reviews
• Review of cause codes
• Examples of poorly reported events to NERC
• Understanding Appendix F: Equations
• OATI System
• Wind – coming soon
• GADS resources on NERC website

For more information or assistance, please contact Donna Pratt, NERC (via email) or at 404-446-9789.

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