Supply shortages could mean delays in power restoration after storms

Supply shortages could mean delays in power restoration after storms

Supply shortages could mean delays in power restoration after storms Power companies warn the threat extends far beyond hurricane season Florida's Emergency Management Director is warning new supply chain issues could lead to delays in power restoration after a major storm. The warning comes as the coast prepares for the peak of an above average hurricane season. Basic essentials to restore power, including transformers, are in short supply. Transformers typically take three to six months to import, but the delivery date is two to six years from now because of supply chain issues. "Transformers are a critical component for electric restoration and electric delivery. Some manufacturers we're not even taking new orders for transformers because they have such a backlog already," said Amy Zubaly, the Executive Director for Florida Municipal …
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