Impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on the electrical power system infrastructure

Authors

  • Yang Liu University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Nirmal-Kumar Nair University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8456-3999
  • Andrew Renton Transpower New Zealand Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Stuart Wilson MainPower New Zealand Ltd, Rangiora, New Zealand

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.50.2.300-305

Abstract

This paper summarizes the impact the 2016 Kaikōura earthquakes have had on electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure performance. It also provides background context to the distribution network operator’s (i.e. MainPower’s) prior earthquake preparedness following the 2010 earthquakes in the region.

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Published

30-06-2017

How to Cite

Liu, Y., Nair, N.-K., Renton, A., & Wilson, S. (2017). Impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on the electrical power system infrastructure. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 50(2), 300–305. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.50.2.300-305