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  7/22/2013, Av 15, 5773

Report: Electricity Use at 80% of IEC's capacity

With daytime high temperatures slightly below normal, electricity use in Israel is running at 9,070 megawatts, according to a Monday report by Israel Defense Forces Radio.

The figure is about 80 percent of the Israel Electric Company's capacity. In past summers, records have been set with use running in excess of 11,000 megawatts.