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TransActions Newsletter - Issue 2022 Q3

Download PDF According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 27% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to the transportation sector. Although reducing greenhouse gas emissions can be achieved through electrifying cars and decarbonizing power supply,...

The Importance of Natural Gas Fuel & Interstate Pipeline Infrastructure

The electric and natural gas industries are intertwined, and several recent events including natural gas pipeline review changes contemplated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a rapid increase in natural gas commodity prices, and extreme winter weather...

Electric Vehicles - Problem or Opportunity?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 27% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are attributable to the transportation sector. Significantly reducing these emissions can be achieved through electrifying cars and decarbonizing power supply. Therefore,...

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...

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...

GDS TransActions Newsletter, 2021 Q3 Issue

DOWNLOAD PDF Our society is heavily reliant on electricity and plans for sustainable energy have put more emphasis on the electric distribution grid to provide reliable power to retail customers. The electric grid of the near future will need to deliver additional power for...

Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act: $80+ Billion Utility Benefits

Recently, the United States Congress has been drafting theInfrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) anddepending on the final version of the bill, there will bepotential impacts and benefits for electric utilities. The Actcontains over $80 billion in funding for...