Human error blamed for Taiwan blackout

September 2001
Power;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p12
Trade Publication
Discusses the cause of the blackout at the Maanshan nuclear station in Taiwan on March 18, 2001. Loss of external power attributed to accumulated salt deposits; Failure of the two backup diesel generators at the station; Condition of the station's pressurized-water reactor during the blackout.


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