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(Notification) Recovery of Unit 2 Frequency Converter at Shin-Shinano Substation

August 6, 2012
Tokyo Electric Power Company

At around 5:37 PM on August 3, 2012, a fire occurred near a power capacitor connected to Unit 1 transformer at TEPCO Shin Shinano Substation (Location: 2896-1 Komi, Asahi Village, Higashichikuma-Gun, Nagano Prefecture). The frequency converters (Unit 1: 300MW, Unit 2: 300MW) located in the substation were suspended due to the fire.

The equipments and cables connected to the frequency converters are currently being temporarily recovered to achieve restart within a day or two (Previously announced).

At 3:30 PM today, Unit 2 frequency converter has been recovered and restarted operation.

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