IEC workers agree to fix outages but 60,000 still suffering

Employees and management reach agreement after organized slowdown affects tens of thousands who lost power in storm.Gil Ronen, 10/26/2015, 8:22 AM

Massive Electrical Outages Caused by State Bribery?

Investigation recordings expose state-run IEC officials took $20 million bribe to push faulty system that crashed project to stop outages.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 11:10 AM

4,500 Homes Remain Without Power

Power outages continue throughout Israel as storm moves into second day; many roads blocked in affected areas as well.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 1/8/2015, 10:31 AM

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Thousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2015, 7:25 PM

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

Aside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.Ari Yashar, 1/7/2015, 1:12 PM

Jerusalem Lockdown, Police Chief: We're Prepared for the Worst

Jerusalem shuts down after snow in north closes Tzfat, various widespread power outages, expected Tel Aviv floods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 12:25 PM

Days After Rocket Barrage Gaza Left Powerless

Lone Gaza power plant shuts down Saturday lacking fuel. Israel cites Hamas fight with PA over fuel taxes as culprit.Ari Yashar, 3/15/2014, 8:28 PM

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Jews in Samaria suffer blackout. The problem: power line is routed through a hostile Arab town.Maayana Miskin, 1/7/2014, 11:01 PM

Report: Israel to Increase Electricity Supply to Gaza

Senior PA source claims deal being reached with Israel to increase supply to Gaza, source of funding to be decided.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 3:17 AM

Powerless Gaza Blames Israel - Again

Lone power plant shuts down only 12 days after being restarted. Israel blamed, although Egypt's siege has cut off fuel smuggling.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2013, 11:34 AM

Toronto: At Least 50,000 Still Without Power

One week after a massive ice storm, between 50-100,000 Torontonians remain in the dark.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/27/2013, 8:17 AM

IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion Shekels

According to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.David Lev, 12/22/2013, 9:58 PM

Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

More than 6.2 million people were without power, and New York's LaGuardia Airport remained closed as a result of Hurricane Sandy.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 3:15 PM

Inspectors Check Nuke Power Plants Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Extra inspectors double check nuclear plants in 5 states along the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy powers up. A7 readers, send pics!Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 6:06 PM

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn the Juice Off

Israel is in the midst of an energy crisis that may peak this weekend, officials said, warning that power cuts could result.David Lev, 7/12/2012, 11:36 AM

Boro Park in the Dark

Exploding manhole covers, electrical transformers on fire, and an entire Brooklyn neighborhood left a wedding hall in the dark.Chana Ya'ar, 5/31/2012, 1:19 PM

Israel Considers Power Shortage for Summer

Israel is considering how to deal with possible power shortages this summer after Egypt reneged on its contract to supply natural gas. Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 11:53 AM