ERCOT Artic Blast - The Real Failure

Much has been written about the February events that led to extensive failures of the equipment and facilities of the ERCOT power grid.  The tragic loss of life and significant financial pain have grabbed headlines and precipitated weeks of hearings and meetings among...

TransActions Newsletter - Q1 2021 Issue

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Long Term Performance - Battery Energy Storage Systems

Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are currently being deployed in virtually every corner of the United States, and even in the middle of the economic downturn, analysts’ projections indicate this trend will continue. The primary drivers of this change are technology...

AFUDC - Compliance or Non-Compliance

The allowance for funds used during construction (“AFUDC”) rate calculation is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or “Commission”) long-standing regulation that permits a regulated electric or gas utility to earn a return on the construction costs of...

GDS Lands In The Top 10 Among Atlanta's Top Engineering Firms

Marietta, GA, (March 5, 2021) – GDS Associates, Inc (GDS) is pleased to land in the number 10 spot on The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s “Top 25 Engineering Firms” list. This is the 8th year GDS has appeared on the Top 25 list, increasing in ranking from position 20...

GDS Microsoft Exchange Server Security Alert

On March 2nd, 2021, Microsoft announced that it had detected multiple zero-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. Microsoft originally thought this attack was the work of HAFNIUM, a group they...