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        7/15/2012, Tammuz 25, 5772

      Emergency Situation at the Electric Company

      The Israel Electric Company declared an emergency situation, Sunday evening, after the fall of two production units in Alon Tabor and Gezer. Following the malfunction, the utility's reserves fell from 11,800 megawatts to 11,200 MW. Demand on Sunday was recorded as high as 11,000 MW.

      It's the second time in a week that an emergency has been declared at the electric company.