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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...

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...

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...

Resiliency of the electric distribution grid

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 additionalpower for electric...

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...