Shortage of electrical transformers hits power line industry

In this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, file photograph, PSE&G employee Percy Thompson III unloads new electrical transformers as New Jersey's biggest utility rebuilds its grid after Superstorm Sandy.


The Biden administration learned from its efforts to expand the nation’s electric grid system through green energy that there is a roadblock….a shortage of electrical transformers.

It not only has interfered with the government’s green energy expansion efforts, but also interrupted the completion of new homes and resulted in increased costs to replace power lines.

HuffPost reported that transformers that once took weeks to obtain now require up to a year or more of waiting.

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