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IN THE NEWS: 

GDS Associates announces acquisition of EES Consulting

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DEPENDABLE RESOURCES DESIGNED FOR YOU

We understand that our clients want to get it right the first time. Whether you are in the business of electric, gas, water or wastewater utilities, we know your time and resources are valuable. Our goal is to be a wise investment for you, while ensuring the consistent quality that is the foundation of our long-term relationships. No two clients are alike. We serve a diverse client base with a variety of energy consulting services, as well as information technology, market research, and statistical services.

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OUR MISSION

Help our clients succeed by anticipating and understanding their needs and by efficiently delivering quality services with confidence and integrity.

WE ARE GDS ASSOCIATES

We are a multi-service consulting and engineering firm. Formed in 1986, GDS now employs a staff of more than 175 in seven locations across the U.S. Our broad range of expertise includes electric, gas, water, and wastewater utilities.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

GDS consultants are recognized as industry experts and leaders who combine years of technical knowledge with state-of-the-art technology to address tough industry problems. We understand that personal relationships with clients and integrity are of the utmost importance. It is not unusual for us to have repeat engagements with clients throughout our entire careers. Clients depend on GDS’s honesty and forthrightness; not always telling the client what they want to hear – but what they need to hear.

In The News

GDS Associates Announces Acquisition of EES COnsulting

Marietta, GA, (February 1, 2020) – GDS Associates, Inc. (GDS), an engineering and consulting firm in the electric utility industry, has announced their acquisition of EES Consulting, Inc. (EES), an engineering and consulting firm based in Kirkland, Washington who has been providing services to electric utilities on the West Coast for the past 30 years.  Both companies provide engineering and consulting services predominately to public power electric utilities and this acquisition creates a combined nationwide presence.

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

Texas Wineries Struggle With Water Regulations

The Texas wine industry seems to be doing well, contributing a reported $13 billion to the Texas state ecomony in 2017.  Behind the scenes these businesses often struggle with environmental regulatory compliance, in particular water-related programs.  This article, written by Dr Scott Harris and Jack Simmons, P.G. examines the water programs that seem to be the root of most of the problems.  READ MORE….

TransActions Newsletter QTR 1 2020

The TransActions Newsletter for QTR 1 2020 is now available.  In this issue you can discover how conducting a water rate study can provide value to the utility system in Is A Rate Study Worth the Money?   Also,  learn Key Takeaways of FERC’s Final Rule on the Treatment of TCJA Effects in the Development of Transmission Rates.

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REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

GDS offers expertise in the management of resource solicitation projects and the evaluation of bulk power sales proposals. From production and release of the solicitation to final contract negotiation, we have managed dozens of national solicitations resulting in substantial long-term power cost savings.

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