By Topic

Recovery experience of power equipment from tsunami disaster

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

9 Author(s)
M. Sasaki ; Shin-Sendai Thermal Power Plant, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Sendai, Japan ; K. Ito ; Y. Adachi ; N. Fuse
more authors

In 2011, Japan suffered from a massive earthquake and tsunami. Thermal power plants operated by the Tohoku Electric Power Company were also affected by seawater inundation. Almost all power equipment such as switchgears, motors, cables, wires in Shin-Sendai Thermal Power Plant were inundated. This study investigates seawater intrusion in several low voltage wires, and discusses the refurbishing criteria required to realize rapid restoration of the plant. Nearly 2600 wires were subsequently reused, and recovery was completed within five months. The plant resumed its commercial operation at the end of 2011, and wires have been working well until now.

Published in:

Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis (CMD), 2012 International Conference on

Date of Conference:

23-27 Sept. 2012