Manufacturing unaffected by power outage

The China Post
Date: January 26, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

The Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) saw a power outage Wednesday, but no major disruption to

An Innolux plant at the Southern Taiwan Science Park is seen in this photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 25. An outage occurred at the park in the morning, disrupting electricity supply to two Innolux plants for more than three hours, but the company said production was not seriously affected. (CNA)

production was reported.

The supply of electricity to the science park was cut after encountering a switch anomaly at a power substation station at 8:21 a.m.

But the low-voltage electricity supply returned to normal at 8:29 a.m., Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) said.

High-voltage electricity remained unavailable until a few hours later, affecting mostly LCD panel maker Innolux, Taipower said.

Two of Innolux’s fabrication facilities at STSP had power cuts for more than three hours, but the company said that emergency backup power allowed all of its employees to evacuate the two plants safely.    [FULL  STORY][

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