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supply chains


The Growing Strain of Power Sector Supply Chain Disruptions

Power sector supply chains, hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, are feeling the double whammy of uncertainty posed by a broad U.S. executive order. As was clear at the Federal…


DOE Specifies ‘Foreign Adversaries’ for Trump BPS Equipment Ban

Taking its first major step to act on President Trump’s May 1 executive order (EO) to limit foreign bulk power equipment transactions in the U.S., the Department of Energy (DOE)…


IEA: Renewables Showing Resiliency Despite Serious COVID Disruptions

Renewable power sources will mark their first annual decline in new additions in 20 years, owing to delays in construction activity, supply chain disruptions, lockdown and social distancing measures, and…


The Power Sector’s Most Crucial COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies

The latest version of the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council’s (ESCC's) resource guide to assess and mitigate COVID-19 suggests the U.S. power sector continues to grapple with key concerns involving control…