The Power to Engage, the Energy to Create.
Since 1986, GDS Associates has been providing solid engineering and energy consultant services throughout the U.S. Our consultants are focused and dedicated to our clients. We’re ready to show you the difference that over three decades of experience can make.
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.
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.
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.
September 2019 Employee Spotlight
Lisa Brochu started at GDS in May 2014 as an Administrative Assistant in our Augusta, Maine office and currently is the Office Manager. Prior to GDS, she worked as a Medical Assistant for many years. Lisa is still working towards a degree from the University of Maine-Augusta. The Maine office has been implementing the Efficiency Maine …
LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS
TransActions May/June 2019
For supposedly a slow-moving industry, there is a lot going on in the electrical industry. One area that may not grab the headlines but is no less important, is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC” or the “Commission”) policy on Return on Equity (“ROE”). This rate sets the regulated profit for investor-owned utilities in respect of their FERC regulated transmission assets…
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.