Supply Chain Issues Could Disrupt Storm Restoration Efforts
As we approach the peak months of hurricane season, the supply chain struggle in the US continues, and it could make an impact on the ability to restore power after a storm.
A recent article from Fox Business highlighted the need for transformers – a critical component for electric delivery – and the heightened backlog for delivery. Utility providers have begun searching for alternative solutions to find supplies, as well as looking to repair or refurbish used transformers.
The Atlantic hurricane season runs through the end of November, but the shortage of materials could extend to regions experiencing wildfires and flooding as well.