Naureen Malik and David R. Baker

Government, Business, Fuel

Supply Chain Woes Threaten Electric Grid

 The sun rises over power lines near Imperial, Calif. The sun rises over power lines near Imperial, Calif. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

A vast swath of North America from the Great Lakes to the West Coast is at risk of blackouts this summer as heat, drought, shuttered power plants and supply chain woes strain the electric grid, according to a report.

May 18, 2022