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Create a Simple Event

by | Apr 30, 2018 | EPRI Test VTN-Group

EPRI OpenADR 2.0b Virtual Top Node (VTN) open source software easily connects with GRIDlink

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Only users with Admin previliges can create Events.

From the Dashboard

  1. Select Events
  2. Create Event
Event Details
In Event Details

3. Modify the Start Time for the Event to begin

4. Enter the Duration in minutes

5. Select the appropriate Market Context ID “GRIDlink_test” is generally used for demonstrations but check the “dras_client.ini” file in GRIDview to make sure the settings are as follows:


A blank Market Context ID will result in the GRIDlink participating in all Events regardless of the Market Context.

6. Signal Name: Simple

7. Signal Type: Level

8. Payload or Signal Value: enter 1 for a Moderate or 2 for a High Signal

9. Create Event

Event Descriptor
Before Publishing

10. Select Settings

11. Add any additional variances such as Ramp up or Notification

12. Save

Assign which GRIDlinks will partisipate

13. Select Targets in main tabs

14. Select VENs in sub tab

15. from the dropdown

16. Select 1 or more VENs from the VEN ID dropdown.

17. Select Publish tab

18. Publish Event