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ERCOT Odessa Disturbance Events IEEE PI2 March Tech Meeting

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

IEEE PI2 Austin, March 28th, 2023, Tech Meeting via WebEx and In-Person 6 PM Central / 7 PM Eastern at Lupe Tortilla off MoPac. – New Location: Lupe Tortilla, 10515 N MoPac Expy, Austin, Texas Dinner (Fajitas) and soft beverages will be provided for those with reservations. If you do not have a reservation you will not be able to eat. Cost, to defray the room, dinner and refreshments cost. Thank you in advance: – All Attendees: In-person Choices: – $25.00 Paypal from your card when registering – you do not need a Paypal account to use it. Click through to the credit/debit page. – $25.00 credit/debit with Square at the meeting. Please resister in advance (skip the payment) – YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THE OPTIONS ABOVE – $30.00 cash at the meeting – On-Line- $5.00 Paypal (you don’t need to have an account to pay) – IEEE Student Members – free (must register in advance with your IEEE member number) The WebEx information will be emailed to you the day of the event. Contact if you have any questions or do not receive the WebEx details. For PDH hours, please email the PI2 Secretary, Haley Hirschfield at or Abstract This talk will provide an overview of two major Inverter Based Resource (IBR) events occurring on May 9th, 2021 and June 4th, 2022, originating in West Texas, informally known as the “Odessa Events”. These events resulted in the tripping of numerous inverter based generators in West Texas on the ERCOT system. The scope of this discussion will include: – Details concerning the origin and impact of each event – Causes of each solar PV reduction on the ERCOT system – Explanation of each inverter fault code – Corrective actions determined by discussions between ERCOT and inverter Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) – Summary of ERCOT activities in response to Odessa Events Speaker(s): Julia Hariharan, Agenda: Mixer/Food-Refreshments/Sign-In: 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM Program: 6:30 PM to 7:45 PM Networking: 7:45 PM to 8:00 PM Bldg: Building R, Lupe Tortilla, 10515 N MoPac Expy, Austin, Texas, United States, 78759, Virtual: