Sakakibara Keidanren Designing power transmission facilities, etc.
Regarding the fact that blackouts continued in a wide area in Chiba Prefecture due to the impact of Typhoon No. 15, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Mr. Sugawara, said that the design of power transmission facilities, etc. remains unchanged as the scale of natural disasters increases. The idea of wanting to consider whether it is okay was shown.
On the 12th, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiwara responded to interviews with media companies. Among them, Mr. Sugawara said, “Unexpected meteorological phenomena that have exceeded the knowledge accumulated by the Japan Meteorological Agency over the past few years have occurred,” and pointed out that the scale of natural disasters has increased due to abnormal weather. Did.
In addition, regarding the fact that power outages continued in a wide area in Chiba Prefecture and it took time to restore damaged facilities, “Durable typhoons and natural disasters that have never been experienced until now are durable. I would like to listen to the opinions of experts to see if they can be secured, "and expressed the idea of considering whether the design of distribution lines and utility poles should remain as they are.
TEPCO says that the full restoration of power outages in Chiba Prefecture will be delayed from the original outlook and will be after 13th.
Regarding this, Minister Hagiwara said, “There was a slight gap in the numbers predicted based on information from electric power companies. As a result, it would lead to confusion, and we would like to publish careful and accurate numbers.” The idea of trying to send was shown.