Operations Workshop

2017 CEBC Operations Workshop Draft Agenda
Monday, November 27; Hyatt Regency, Room TBD
Workshop Moderators: John Irvine, Tony Nott and Wayne Russell
This workshop is a great opportunity to learn about operations at IPP facilities, problem solve common issues, and get to know other people who are interested in operations.
8:00 Introductions
8:15 New Facilities: Presentations on the big challenges in early operations of 5 newer facilities.
9:30 Safety InfoFlip – presentation and roundtable discussion.
10:00 Networking Break
10:30 Qualified Electrical Workers and Limits of Approach– Small group exercise.
12:00 Lunch Break / Networking – grab lunch, network and learn what’s new on the Trade Show floor.
13:30 Wind and Water Breakouts
Wind Breakout: Facilitator Tony Nott
End of Warranty Inspections
Transformer gassing / harmonics
Performance Monitoring
Blade Maintenance
Met Tower maintenance and instrument calibration
Water Breakout: Facilitator Wayne Russell
Intake Issues – Coanda cleaning; Sediment sluicing, environmental requirements for
Compliance Monitoring Probe Reliability
Generating station equipment refurbishment – runners, nozzles, hydraulics
Interior penstock inspection
Predicting Inflows
Natural hazard management (rock slides, avalanche)
Environmental Issues – Ramping
(List any common issues to take forward outside the workshop)
16:15 Closing comments and feedback
16:30 Beers and networking: On the Trade Show floor

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