GADS Training for Conventional Generators

by ronfluegge 4. April 2016 14:15

Meeting Announcement
Generating Availability Data Systems Training for Conventional Generators
April 26, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
April 27, 2016 | 8:00 a.m. – Noon ET

NERC Headquarters
Click here for directions and hotel information

Click here for:  Registration

Registration is limited to 50 people
Registration requested by COB Monday, April 18

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
  • OATI System
  • Wind – coming soon
  • GADS resources on NERC website

Note: An additional GADS training is planned for June 28-29, 2016 at the WECC Offices in Salt Lake City, UT

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


webE-GADS Step by Step Instructions

by ronfluegge 21. October 2015 16:42

This OATI/NERC training session gives a step by step procedure for data reporters to input/upload quarterly data to NERC. 

WebE-GADS training sessions were provided by NERC to give users a better understanding of the GADS reporting requirements and how to use the WebE-GADS application.

The below training session from May 5-6, 2015 was recorded with a run time of approximately 60 minutes and covers an overview of the webE-GADS application, data reporting, and frequently asked questions.

The training session can be found here:

webE-GADS Step by Step Instructions 

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 via email or at 404-446-9726.

Welcome to the GADS Open Source blog!

This will be an easy place to keep up on updates and news related to GADS and the GADS Open Source software.

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