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Training
 
In 2018, in-person training will be offered on conventional and wind reporting for GADS. The purpose of the training is to assist reporters in using 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.

The GADSWG will offer training at the following locations: 

GADS Wind Training
March 1-2, 2018
EDF Renewable Energy (EDF-RE)
San Diego, CA
 
GADS Conventional and Wind Training
June 18-22, 2018
Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI)
Bloomington, MN
 
GADS Conventional and Wind Training
October 15-19, 2018
SERC Reliability Corporation
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 and 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 for new conventional GADS reporters
Tuesday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Conventional GADS
Wednesday | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Conventional GADS Appendix F Equations
Thursday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Wind GADS
Friday | 9:00 a.m. – Noon | Wind GADS
 
Registration will open for these classes will open no later than December 1, 2017. There is no fee for this training. Continental breakfast and lunch will be included. It is recommended that attendees tour a power plant before attending.  
 
For more information, please contact vial email: gads@nerc.net for conventional units or gadswind@nerc.net for wind plants
 
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 Training Videos

 
 

 Training

 
  
  
  
Why GADS.pdfWhy GADS8/7/2017
GADS Reporting Introduction.pdfGADS Reporting Introduction8/7/2017
RS_Event_Data.xlsRS_Event_Data8/7/2017
Factors_And_Rates.xlsFactors_And_Rates8/7/2017
EFDHRS_Event_Data.xls EFDHRS_Event_Data8/7/2017
LMWH_Calculation_Rev1.xlsLMWH_Calculation_Rev18/7/2017
GADS_Examples.pdfGADS_Examples8/7/2017
GADS_Example_1_Adjusting_GADS_Data_For AMB_blank.xlsmGADS_Example_1_Adjusting_GADS_Data_For AMB_blank
GADS_Example_2_Tracking_Available_MW_On_A_Unit_blank.xlsGADS_Example_2_Tracking_Available_MW_On_A_Unit_blank8/7/2017
Understanding_Appendix_F-rev2017-05-01pm.pdfUnderstanding_Appendix_F8/7/2017
Location of the webE-GADS Data Reporting Training.pdfLocation of the webE-GADS Data Reporting Training8/7/2017
GADS_101_Data_Reporting_Workshop_October_2017 revision.pdfGADS_101_Data_Reporting_Workshop8/7/2017
Importance of Auditing and Reviewing Your Companys GADS Events.pdfImportance of Auditing and Reviewing Your Companys GADS Events8/7/2017
 

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