Utilities Need a Seat in the Unified Command...Not Just IMTs

In October 2018, Hurricane Michael, reportedly the fourth most powerful storm ever to hit the U.S. (based on 155 mph wind speeds), claimed the distinction of being the first ever Category 4 storm to strike the Florida Panhandle. Entire communities were...

Why American Industries are Using Less Energy

In the 80s and 90s, electricity usage in the United States grew at roughly 2.5% per year. As fears of a Y2K computer crash subsided, the seeds of a new concern for electric utilities were planted. From 2000 to 2007, total electricity usage grew by 1.5% per year,...

Employee Spotlight - Mid-January 2019

Erin Shealy Project Manager | Marietta, GA    Erin started working in the Power Supply Department at the Marietta office as an Associate Engineer in May 2009. She had just graduated as an Industrial Engineer from Georgia Tech, and GDS was her first full-time job....

Employee Spotlight - January 2019

Justin Hey Engineer | Marietta, GA Justin started working at GDS in January 2017 as an Associate Engineer in the Power Supply Planning Department in the Marietta office. GDS has been his first full-time job since graduating college. Justin graduated from Georgia...