Japan's Nuclear Crisis: Timeline of Events

Wheeler, Brian
June 2011
Power Engineering;Jun2011, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p60
Trade Publication
The article presents the timeline of events following the earthquake and tsunami and the effect on nuclear power plants in Japan, from March 11-May 12, 2011. On March 11, fire was reported at Tohoku Electricity Company's Onagawa nuclear plant, while eleven reactors shut down in the earthquake-affected area. In order to bring the six nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant into cold shutdown, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) said on April 18, it would take up to nine months.


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