Understand the “Big Picture” of Solar & Storage Operations

Join us for a three-day Solar & Storage Operations Training in the beautiful foothills of Northern California . Take a  deep dive into operator fundamentals as they pertain to Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Learn NERC, Grid, SCADA and fleet management fundamentals as they apply to the electrical grid. The training topics and principles covered can be applied to any SCADA system platform (hardware/software).

EPC contractors, asset owners and solar industry professionals can all benefit from this 3-day training course. Graduates will understand the “big picture” as it applies to solar PV plant operations within the utility scale sector.

Presented by Nor-Cal Controls in partnership with RadianGen.

2024 Upcoming Trainings: March 19-21& November 5-7



Training Topics


  • Electrical Systems
  • System Operations
  • NERC Functions and
  • NERC Compliance
  • Operations Planning and
  • Forecasting

Presented by Nor-Cal Controls

  • Introduction to SCADA
  • How SCADA Is Used
  • SCADA Architecture
  • SCADA Protocols
  • HMIs and Data Visualization
  • Historian Overview
  • Network Overview
  • SCADA Implementations

The training topics and principles covered can be applied to any SCADA system platform (hardware/software).


  • Introduction to Plant Monitoring
  • When to use SCADA vs. Plant Monitoring
  • Portfolio Management
  • Notifications and Automated Workflow
  • Event Management
  • Analytics – Basic and Advanced
  • Reporting – Basic and Advanced

  2024 Trainings:
March 19 – 21
November 5-7

Satisfied Attendees

Jimmy Garza


“Thank you! I had a great time and please let everyone know that they did a great job with the training.”

Kristina Marriot

Miller Bros Solar

“Had a blast! Thank you and the amazing Nor-Cal team for the hospitality and educational opportunities.”

“Thank you and your team for putting together a very informative training. It was very interesting and helpful.”


 Tuesday, August 11th – Thursday, August 12th


Tuesday, November 3rd – Thursday, November 5th


Nor-Cal Controls, ES Inc.

4790 Golden Foothill Parkway
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Food Provided

Breakfast treats with coffee and a catered lunch with refreshments will be provided on each training day. Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions so we accommodate.

Hotel Accomodations

Holiday Inn Express & Suites   

4360 Town Center Boulevard
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762