GDS Associates, Inc

Making a Western Regional Day-Ahead Market Work

GDS PERSPECTIVES ON THE CAISO EDAM STRAW PROPOSAL OUR APPROACH: GDS leveraged its expertise to identify strengths and weaknesses of the EDAM straw proposal and propose possible solutions consistent with a principled market design approach.

Energy Savings Tips for Summer

Sunny days and warmer weather are fast approaching and that means a switch from heating to cooling is upon us. Space conditioning tops the list of largest energy loads for homeowners, which means there are opportunities to reduce your utility costs by being proactive with...

GDS Receives Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

Marietta, GA (May 5, 2022) — GDS Associates, Inc is proud to announce that it has received the 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the third consecutive year....

GDS TransActions Newsletter 2022 Q1 Issue

Download Pdf On December 16, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued Order No. 881 which finalized its proposed rulemaking from docket RM20-16-000. GDS Associates provided a summary of the proposed rulemaking in an earlier TransActions article and is...

Managing Transmission Line Ratings

On December 16, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued Order No. 881 which finalized its proposed rulemaking from docket RM20-16-000. GDS Associates provided a summary of the proposed rulemaking in an earlier TransActions article and is providing...

Dispatchable storage gains momentum in the east

Distributed energy resources (“DERs”) are generally defined as small-scale generation and battery storage systems that are installed at utility retail customers’ homes and businesses. There is a growing trend to aggregate DERs to provide significant benefits to the utility...

GDS ASSOCIATES Remains on list of Atlanta's largest engineering firms

Marietta, GA (April 11, 2022) — GDS Associates, Inc (GDS) continues to rank as one of Atlanta’s Largest Engineering Firms, according to The Atlanta Business Chronicle. This year, GDS secured the #16 spot on the list of the Top 25. The company has now appeared on this list...

Hydrogen: A carbon-free fuel for the utility industry

WHY HYDROGEN? The electric utility industry is moving toward low- or zero-carbon electric production future with extensive integration of renewable energy and energy storage. Renewable generation’s intermittent production and inability to be dispatched creates challenges...

Survey Says!

I love game shows. I fondly recall those days when I would be sick and get to stay home from school and at 11:00 AM, The Price is Right with Bob Barker would start. It was fun to play along and see if I could have won that new car. Every evening as a teen, my family would...

Employee spotlight - Audrey Cobb

The Employee Spotlight for December is Audrey Cobb. Audrey  works in the Orlando, Florida office as a Project Consultant. She joined GDS in 2013 as an Analyst after more than a decade as a public school mathematics teacher. She was introduced to GDS when she taught GDS...