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Press Release (Mar 12,2011)
Impact to TEPCO's Facilities due to Miyagiken-Oki Earthquake (as of 1AM)
 
Below is major impact to TEPCO's facilities due to the Miyagiken-Oki 
Earthquake that occurred yesterday at 2:46PM.
*new items are underlined
 
[Nuclear Power Station]
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station:
  Units 1 to 3: shutdown due to earthquake
  Units 4 to 6: outage due to regular inspection
 
*Evacuation has been instructed by the national government to the local 
residents within 3 km radius of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
 
Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station:
  Units 1 to 4: shutdown due to earthquake
 
Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Power Station:
  Units 1, 5, 6, 7: normal operation
  Units 2 to 4: outage due to regular inspection
 
* Survey data on radiation by exhaust stack monitors and montoring cars have 
indicated no departure from normal level for all nuclear power stations.
 
[Thermal Power Station] 
Hirono Thermal Power Station Units 2 and 4: shutdown due to earthquake 
Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station Unit 1: shutdown due to earthquake 
Kashima Thermal Power Station Units 2, 3, 5, 6: shutdown due to earthquake 
Chiba Thermal Power Station Unit 2 Axis 1: shutdown due to earthquake 
Ohi Thermal Power Station Units 2, 3: shutdown due to earthquake  
 Goi Thermal Power Station Unit 4: had been shutdown due to earthquake  
but has restarted 
Higashi-Ohgishima Thermal Power Station Unit 1: shutdown due to earthquake 
 
[Hydro Power Station]
14 stations in Fukushima Prefecture, 4 stations in Tochigi Prefecture, 
4 stations in Yamanashi Prefecture were shutdown due to earthquake.
 
[Transmission System, etc.]
Eight substations shown below have been shutdown:
- Naka Substation
- Shin Mogi Substation
- Joban Substation
- Ibaraki Substation
- Ishioka Substation
- Nishi Mito Substation
- Kawachi Substation
- Haga Substation
- Mito Hokubu Substation
 
[Blackout in TEPCO's Service Area]
 Total of about 2.4 million households are out of power.
 Tokyo: 3,106
 Kanagawa Pref.: 179,068 
 Tochigi Pref.: 568,281 
 Chiba Pref.: 343,142 
 Saitama Pref: 164,978 
 Gunma Pref.: 224,957 
 Ibaraki Pref: 726,110 
 Yamanashi Pref: 106,044 
 Shizuoka Pref: 113,051 (east of Fuji River) 
 
[Supply and Demand Status within TEPCO's Service Area to Secure Stable 
Power Supply]
Backup supply from Shinshinano Conversion Station: 600MW
Backup supply from Sakuma Conversion Station: 300MW
Backup supply from Higashi Shimizu Conversion Station: 100MW
 
Because TEPCO's facilities have been seriously damaged, power shortage 
may occur.
TEPCO appreciates customers' cooperation in reducing electricity usage 
by avoiding using unnessesary lighting and electrical equipment.
 
We are taking all measures to restore power, however, we expect extremely 
difficult situation in power supply for tomorrow as well.
We kindly ask our customers to cooperate with us in reducing usage of power.
 
Please do NOT touch cut-off electric wires.
A temporary small fire occured at a service building in Fukushima Daini 
Nuclear Power Station. However, it was extinguished at 4:07 PM yesterday.
 
* Revised past progress 
 
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