2019 System Restoration Drills &
DTS Train-the-Trainer Details
Peak Reliability System Restoration Drills
Peak Reliability in its
capacity as Reliability Coordinator hereby requests all Area Transmission Operators identified in Peak Reliability's
restoration plan, and all Generator Operators identified in those TOP's
restoration plans, to participate in its 2019 Area Restoration
Drills per the schedules identified below pursuant to EOP-006-2 R10 and
EOP-006-2 R10.1. As a registered TOP and / or GOP your entity is required by
EOP-005-2 R12 and / or EOP-005-2 R18 to participate in these drills as requested by
Peak. Although Peak encourages entities to participate in all
drills for their Area, participation in at least two of
those Area drills is required.
Registering for the
Drills. The 2019 Area Restoration
Drills Registration REVISED form is located in the Restoration Materials folder on this site. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED, YOU DO NOT NEED TO SEND IN A REVISED
FORM, BUT PLEASE NOTE REGISTRATIONS FOR WEEK 6 (APRIL 1-5) HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
Please complete one
registration form for each drill date that your entity plans to attend. You may
provide operators’ names at a later date.
Agreements. Proctors, please fill in your name and email address at the
lower portion of the registration form. Details on "DTS Train-the-Trainer Sessions" are located on the lower portion of this page.
REVISED Drill Dates / Times. The drills will be scheduled
in a five-week block. Area A drills will be held Tuesdays; Area B
drills will be held Fridays; Area C drills will be held Thursdays.
- Area A Drills (Tue): Feb 26; Mar 5, 12, 19, 26;
Area B Drills (Fri): Mar
1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr 5
- Area C Drills (Thu): Feb
28; Mar 7, 14, 21, 28;
Drills begin at 07:00 PT and end at 15:30 PT. Lunch is 30
minutes from 11:00 to 11:30 PT. Training Materials and notifications for Drills
will be posted to peakrc.com and peakrc.org.
Continuing Education Hours. NERC certified personnel who participate in and complete the drill with a Passing score will receive Continuing Education Hours as follows:
8.0 Operating Topics hours, 8.0 Standards hours, and 7.5 Simulation hours.
DTS Train-the-Trainer Sessions
Train-the-Trainer Dates / Times – Peak will conduct
Area DTS Train-the-Trainer (TtT) WebEx sessions from 0800 to 1430 PST on the
dates listed directly below. To register for a session, please complete the
DTS TtT registration form located in the Restoration Materials folder.
Area A TtT: Feb 5, and 13
Area B TtT: Feb 6, and 14
Area C TtT: Feb 7, and 12
What to Expect - DTS Training
Sessions will focus on the following objectives:
· Refresh Trainers/Proctors on DTS device operations.
· Adjust generation parameters (ramp rate, frequency control,
· Control system frequency utilizing generation in auto, and
· Synchronize islands.
· Utilize DTS Study application to determine effects of device / equipment operations, on system conditions.
through the DTS Worksheet, Trainers/Proctors will then have the opportunity to
perform system restoration in the scenario that will be used during the 2019
In addition to covering these objectives, we will be open for
discussion/questions regarding DTS operations, and/or scenario modifications
for the upcoming Restoration Exercises.
RC Training Manager
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