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Impact of Covid-19 to System Operators and Electrical Equipment Manufacturers

The COVID-19 pandemic which began late 2019, beginning of 2020 brought a new aspect affecting world´s economy. Players of different industries were not used to global catastrophes, but rather geographically circumscribed ones. The measures taken all over the world to slow down the dissemination of the virus, mostly concentrated on social distancing. In some extreme cases quarantine was applied to the population in regions with high contamination indexes. Both national and local health authorities were deeply involved in monitoring the contamination curves as well as applying and continuously adapting control rules for social contact and working environment.

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Global Connections

Global Connections Section includes invited articles and interviews along with CIGRE articles to broaden global power system expertise. Invited authors and interviews approved by the Electra Editorial Board may express opinions solely their own.

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