OT Sendai / Earthquake/Tsunami?

Started Mar 12, 2011 | Discussions thread
xrdbear Veteran Member • Posts: 3,919
Re: Power's been turned off - poor people..

Joel C wrote:

Tokyo's power will be turned off periodically to supply some power to east..

Indeed it seems most heavy industry has been shut down. I suspect the reason for this is to reduce the load on the grid having lost so much generating capacity. This may continue for some time until most of the nuclear power stations that auto shutdown can be brought back online. Maybe some weeks.

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