The ongoing global supply chain crisis, brought on by COVID-19 pandemic disruptions and exacerbated by other factors like the Russian invasion of Ukraine, has spurred double-digit inflation, frustrated companies and consumers and driven the U.S. economy to the brink of recession. Electric cooperatives are feeling the brunt of the impact, facing unprecedented challenges in procuring key grid components like transformers, conductor and power poles.
How are co-ops leading the industry in finding ways to manage and mitigate this supply crunch? Hear from Martha Duggan, NRECA’s senior regulatory affairs director, and Buddy Hasten, president and CEO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc.
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