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Reactive power compensation and non-synchronous generators

GDS TransActions Newsletter, 2021 Q2 Issue

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What does the ransomeware attack on Colonial pipeline mean for the future of critical infastructure protection?

On May 7th, Colonial Pipeline was forced to shut down operations as a result of a ransomware attack. The shutdown lasted until May 12th and the effects of the shutdown were felt long after. Colonial Pipeline supplies 2.5 million barrels of fuel daily to the southeastern...

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...

EV TIPS

  If you have asked yourself any of these or similar questions, you are not alone. Numerous utilities, municipalities, and states are exploring and moving forward with electric vehicle system investments and incentives,

TransActions Newsletter - Q4 2020

Download PDF EV TIPS – Technology, Infrastructure, Policy, Strategy If you have asked yourself any of these or similar questions, you are not alone. Numerous utilities, municipalities, and states are exploring and moving forward with electric vehicle system investments...

Whose Line Rating Is It Anyway? FERC Enters the Line Rating Discussion

On November 19th, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) in Docket No. RM20-16-000 to reform the pro forma Open Access Transmission Tariff and its own regulations under the Federal Power Act to improve the accuracy...

Transactions Newsletter - Q3 2020

Download PDF Solar and Battery Storage – The New Future With the increasing penetration of distributed generation (DG), the electric utility system in the U.S. is becoming more complex with every new project added to the grid. Among the most popular DG projects are...