energy consulting

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.

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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.

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

Why American Industries are Using Less Energy: In the 80s and 90s, electricity usage in the United States grew at roughly 2.5% per year. As fears of a Y2K computer crash subsided, the seeds of a new concern for electric utilities were planted… 

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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.

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.

WHAT’S NEW

GDS Volunteers at Feed My Starving Children:

On Friday, March 1, several employees from our Marietta office participated in a volunteering opportunity at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), which is a non-profit organization committed to feeding starving children by providing nutritionally complete meals…

 

Employee Spotlight – March 2019:

Jackie Wengenroth was hired as an Associate Engineer in 2015, two years after graduating as a Mechanical Engineer from Stevens Institute of Technology. She joined GDS with experience working independently for an alumnus where she…

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