The risk of the so called GIC currents caused by space weather should be taken into consideration in the Brazilian power network although the country is situated at a low latitude.
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Cleiton Barbosa, Livia Alves, Ramon Caraballo, Gelvam A. Hartmann, Andres R. R. Papa and Risto J. Pirjola: Analysis of geomagnetically induced currents at a low-latitude region over the solar cycles 23 and 24: comparison between measurements and calculations, Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate, Vol. 5, A35, doi: 10.1051/swsc/2015036, 9 pp., 2015.
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