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Japan: Blackout Plans for Friday 18th March

Owing to emergency situations and shut downs at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan, rolling blackouts will continue until 24th March 2011. The blackouts for Friday 18th March 2011 are as follows:

  • Block 1: 6:20 – 10:00
  • Block 2: 9:20 – 13:00
  • Block 3: 12:20 – 16:00
  • Block 1: 13:50 – 17:30
  • Block 4: 15:20 – 19:00
  • Block 2: 16:50 – 20:30
  • Block 5: 18:20 – 22:00

Please note:

  • Starting and ending time of blackout periods may slightly differ.
  • Depending on the supply-demand balance of the day, planned blackouts may not be carried out. Moreover, in case the electricity supply-demand balance becomes tighter than expected, TEPCO will reconsider the rolling blackout plan
  • A blackout may occur in the adjacent areas where the planned blackouts are carried out.

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