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        2/1/2012, Shevat 8, 5772

      Energy Ministry: Electricity Shortage Expected


      The Energy and Water Ministry has announced that occasional electricity shortages are expected during the winter, resulting in temporary power failures in certain areas.

      The ministry requests avoiding high power consumption appliances between 17:00 and 21:00, to prevent power outages.

      The appliances to avoid are: Dish washers, Washing machines, ovens, Water boilers, vacuum cleaners etc. It is recommended to lower air conditioners to 71.5 degrees Fahrenheit and to turn off lights and appliances not in use.