Despite huge PA debt, Israel returns power to JerichoPA still owes Israel $450 million for electricity, but Israel Electric Corporation returns power anyway.
State of emergency declared in JerusalemElectric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.
Second Friday storm in a row hits IsraelA week after heavy snow and rain, snow again closes Mt. Hermon, as Israelis awaken to howling winds.
Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in JerusalemJerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'
Egypt to pay $1.76B to Israel over electricity lossesInternational Chamber of Commerce rules in Israel's favor after IEC sues Egypt for failure to deliver natural gas in 2011, 2012.
Israeli town turns into a 'river' as 15,000 homes lose powerFollowing rain on Wednesday, power lines in central Israel was hurt and tens of thousands are without electricity.
Power is back everywhere, says Electric CompanyA full three days after flash storm, IEC says all but a few customers have been reconnected.
Two days after storm, 8,000 still without powerFinger-pointing resumes as Sharon area residents ready for a third day without electricity.
IEC workers agree to fix outages but 60,000 still sufferingEmployees and management reach agreement after organized slowdown affects tens of thousands who lost power in storm.
Israel Braces for First RainsRains and local thunderstorms expected throughout Israel, amid fears of water contamination and electrical malfunctions.
Bad Timing: Blackouts Throughout IsraelPower plant malfunction causing nationwide power failures; IEC scrambling to fix problem amid heat wave.
Israel Reaches New Electricity RecordJust 800 MW left in reserves as Israelis battle 100F temperatures.
Israel Transfers Frozen PA Tax Funds$460K transferred to PA despite its successful bid to the ICC; Ramallah claims to be using the money to pay gov't workers.
PA Folds to Pressure, Calls for Electric Bill PaymentsAfter the IEC twice cut off power late last month PA seems to have gotten message, demanding residents pay up to work off massive debt.
IEC, PA Settle on Electricity Debt300 million shekels of PA tax money to be transferred to IEC after blackout policy over debts.
Ya'alon Opposes IEC Cuts to PA ElectricityBillions of shekels in debt not enough to facilitate rolling blackouts in the PA, Defense Minister implies. PMO distances itself as well.
State Department 'Concerned' Over Cutting of Electricity in PAState Department spokeswoman expresses concern over the IEC temporarily cutting off power in the PA because of its huge debt.
IEC Returns Power After Cutting Off Electricity to the PAPA still owes almost 2 billion shekels (around $500 million), and now IEC has followed through by limiting power supply until it pays up.
IEC Cuts off Power to PADue to growing $459 million debt, IEC official announces electric supply to Judea-Samaria cut one hour morning and night until PA pays up.
IEC Finally to Shut Off Power to PA Over DebtThe Israel Electric Company said Wednesday that it would shut off power to some communities in the Palestinian Authority this week.
How to Safely Observe Shabbat in a Massive SnowstormIEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.
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.
17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in SnowstormAside from closing Jerusalem, Tzfat and Golan, storm has left thousands without power nation-wide, major damage in Netanya.
MKs: Use PA Terror Salary Money to Pay IEC DebtThe Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee will discuss a proposal to pay off the PA's $700 million electricity debt to Israel.
MK Calls for End to PA Boycott of Israeli ProductsPA boycott encourages global BDS movement while it still owes Israel millions in electricity bills, MK Nissan Slomiansky warns.
Arab Terrorists Cut Power Lines to Binyamin CommunitiesDolev-Talmon Bloc suffers power outages; footage of deliberate attack posted to social media.
Israel Electric Corp to Sue Palestinian AuthorityPA refuses to pay electricity bill for Judea, Samaria and Gaza; after multiple attempts at negotiations, Israel to take them to court.
Israel Electric Company Would 'Cut Off PA Tomorrow'IEC Director Yiftah Ron-Tal discusses damage of 'Arab Spring' to Israeli electricity, 'revolution' of Tamar natural gas fields.
Israeli Electric Company Warns PA: Pay Up or be Cut Off the GridThe Israel Electric Company on Sunday issued a final warning to the Palestinian Authority over one billion dollar debt.
PA: Israel Not Cutting Electricity, Giving MorePA official says talk of massive electricity debt not a threat, claims PA offered country status and reduced rates by Electric Corporation.
Electric Company Head: I'd Cut Off the Power to GazaIEC director Yiftah Ron-Tal calls on the state of Israel to help his company collect the PA's electrical debt.
IEC Head: We Intend to Collect PA's Electricity DebtIsrael Electric Company chairman Yiftach Ron-Tal said Monday that the Palestinian Authority owes the IEC NIS 1.2 billion ($375 million).
IEC Head: Storm Cost Us a Billion ShekelsAccording to IEC chairman Eli Glickman, the damage to Israel's electrical system during the recent winter storm was one billion shekels.
Air Force Parachutes Generators into Samaria CommunitiesResidents of several Samaria communities finally have power – after the Israel Air Force parachuted generators into their towns
Report: 200 IEC Workers Take 'Storm Break'Dedicated staff of the Israeli Electric Company have been working night and day for three days to restore power – most of them, that is.
18,000 Homes in Israel Still Without PowerIEC says 18,000 households remain without power as of Saturday night, including 9,000 customers in Jerusalem.
Hamas Looking to Buy More Electricity - From IsraelFollowing siege from Egypt, Gaza officials ask Israeli Electric Company to increase power supply from Israel.
Ashkelon: Schools Exposed to High Radiation EvacuatedAshkelon mayor evacuates certain classrooms exposed to high radiation, citing student health; students relocated to community center.
IEC to Go 'Shomer Shabbos,' Sabbath ObservantThe Electric Company has long declared that it wanted to avoid workers having to work on Shabbat. That may happen within a year
Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PAThe Israel Electric Corporation has put together a list of sanctions to impose on the PA, which owes it 820 million shekels.
Exclusive Photos: This is How IEC Powers Up Gaza TerroristsPhotographs show Israel Electric Company worker hiding behind a large metal wall hoisted by a crane as he fixes Gaza power cable.
Report: Bomb Found in Israel Electric Co. InstallationPolice sappers were sent to dismantle a bomb discovered in an Israel Electric Company installation in Beitar Illit late Monday.
Wild Sukkot Weather Leaves Thousands in the DarkThousands of people were left without power for hours during the first day of the Sukkot holiday, due to high winds
Landau: PA Should Pay its Electricity Debts or ElseEnergy and Water Minister Uzi Landau writes Netanyahu, demands his intervention in regards to a huge PA electricity debt to Israel.
Israel Electric Company to Pull Plug on Free Power for WorkersIEC Chairman Yiftach Ron-Tal told a Knesset committee Wednesday the firm is willing to end a decades-old perk to workers: free electricity.
Traffic Reopened in Both Directions at AyalonDrilling machine hits high power line, emergency fix required blocking of traffic in Tel Aviv's busiest highway, railway.
IEC Shuts Down Finance MinistryIsrael's power company says rolling blackouts are on the way in order to stabilize the grid as capacity limits are reached; Treasury dark.
Israel Considers Power Shortage for SummerIsrael is considering how to deal with possible power shortages this summer after Egypt reneged on its contract to supply natural gas.
Israel, Cyprus Sign Deal for Underwater Electricity CableIsrael and Cyprus sign an accord to lay an underwater electricity cable between the two countries.
Egypt Fumes Over Israel's Energy PlansIsrael has beaten Egypt to the punch in its bid to connect to the European electrical grid, leaving pundits in Cairo gnashing their teeth.
Underwater Electricity Cable to Reach CyprusMinister of Energy gives IEC go-ahead for Israel-Cyprus cable.
Israel to 'Go Dark' Next April?A tough stance by a Knesset member could end up evoking a showdown with the powerful Israel Electric Company.
IEC to Buy Gas from Tamar FieldThe Israel Electric Company has just signed an $8 billion deal to buy natural gas from the Tamar gas field off the coast of Haifa.
Backlash Against 'Kosher Electricity' BillA groundswell of opposition is developing against the "Kosher Electricity" bill now before the Knesset.
Ministry: Get Ready for 'Kosher Electricity'The Infrastructures Ministry, in cooperation with the Israel Electric Company, is seeking to introduce 'kosher electricity' to Israel.
Consumers Brace for Rate Hikes as IEC Asks Gov't for HelpIEC officials have asked Israel's government for an immediate solution to the stoppage of gas from Egypt; a 20% rate hike to hit consumers.
Jellyfish Attack Israel Electric Plant in AshkelonJellyfish have attacked a power plant in Ashkelon, just days after workers in Hadera warned their own plant was facing a similar invasion.