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Apart from the switchyard, there wasn't so much damage after all. I wonder if the wind turbines mentioned in the original post will be back in operation after 9 days?


As I read the article there was more damage than just the switchyard, but the switch yard prevent any power from being supplied to the grid.

As an engineer I see that a loss of 1600 MWt for 9 days is equivalent to 14,400 MWt-days. A one MWt wind turbine would need to be out of service for 28,800 MWt-days (50% capacity factor) to equal the downtime for the nuclear plant.

Don't you agree that 28,880 days is a long time - don't you agree that they could fix many wind turbines in that time?

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