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Independent Local News Organization

Journalist for nearly a decade with keen interest in local energy policies for cities and national efforts to facilitate a renewable revolution. 

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  • May 27, 2020
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America could start becoming much more insular when it comes to its power sector, after President Trump signed a law requiring extreme oversight over any potential purchases of critical power supply equipment from countries deemed hostile toward the United States. If sourcing from the U.S. becomes necessary, costs for equipment, such as grid and transmission hardware, could become much more expensive for utilities and power suppliers if barriers are put up to slow what has become a global power market. 

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