Impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on the electrical power system infrastructure

Abstract

This paper gives a brief summary of the performance of the electrical infrastructure in the earthquakes that struck Christchurch and surrounding regions in 2011, with particular reference to the 22 February 2011 earthquake which was the most devastating.

References

N.R. Watson, Impact of the Darfield Earthquake on the Electrical Power System Infrastructure, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (ISSN No. 1174-9857), Vol. 43, No. 4, December 2010, pp 421-424 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.43.4.421-424

J. Callan, Canterbury’s Seismic Mix, Engineering Insight, IPENZ, May/June 2011, pp. 8-9.

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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, website: cera.govt.nz.

Christchurch City Council’s recovery plan, web address: www.ccc.govt.nz/council/proceedings/2011/august/cnclcover11th/13.Attachment1Volume1.pdf

Andrew Massie’s blog, www.thunderboltnz.blogspot.com

Published
2011-12-31
How to Cite
Massie, A., & Watson, N. R. (2011). Impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on the electrical power system infrastructure. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 44(4), 425-430. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.44.4.425-430
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