PA's debt to electricity company stands at 1.7 billion shekels

Israel Electric Corporation could cut off the PA's electricity in two weeks.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2019, 4:16 AM

Renewable energy accounts for a third of global power capacity

Nearly two-thirds of all new power generation capacity added in 2018 was from renewables, IRENA report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 2:38 PM

Young woman killed after climbing electric pole

Two young persons climb electric pole in central Israeli city of Rishon Letzion. Young woman electrocuted and her death confirmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:10 AM

Prevent the next fire - don't say 'it'll be fine'

Arutz Sheva speaks with fire investigator about how residents can prevent the next fire.Shimon Cohen, 10/11/2018, 9:03 AM

Official agreement to arrange Shabbat-kosher electricity

Agreement signed to regulate production and sale of kosher electricity for use on Sabbath in automated process with no human contact.Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2018, 1:34 PM

Gaza electricity cut off after rocket strikes supplying facility

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists damages electric facility supplying electricity to Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2018, 7:07 PM

Watch: Hamas steals electricity from Gaza residents

COGAT publishes footage showing Hamas terrorists stealing electricity intended for Gaza residents. 'Hamas doesn't care about people .'Ido Ben Porat, 3/4/2018, 1:39 PM

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea

Gaza municipalities threaten to pump sewage into the sea after Hamas refuses to allocate electricity for sewage treatment plants.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2018, 10:27 AM

Gaza's only power plant shut down over fuel shortage

Gaza Strip's electricity plant shuts down, leaving Hamas-ruled strip totally dependent on Israel for electricity.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 3:17 PM

After murder, PM orders Samaria town connected to electric grid

Following deadly terror attack, Netanyahu orders Samaria outpost be connected to national electric grid.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2018, 5:29 PM

Israel restores power transfers to Gaza

Despite ongoing attacks on Israel from Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel restores 50 megawatt supply to Gaza.David Rosenberg, 1/7/2018, 6:11 PM

Despite rocket attacks, Israel to increase Gaza power supply

PA agrees to continue payments to Israel for electricity to Gaza Strip, paving way for 50 megawatt increase - despite recent rocket attacks.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 8:21 PM

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

PM Netanyahu says he believes Israel, US, and Africa can 'work together to secure a better future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2017, 2:33 PM

Who will supply electricity to Gaza?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2017, 3:45 AM

PA blames Hamas for Gaza electricity crisis

Hamas blasts Israeli decision to reduce the supply of electricity to Gaza. PA: This is Hamas's fault.Dalit Halevi, 6/13/2017, 4:46 AM

Cabinet approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza

Security cabinet agrees to Abbas's request to reduce the supply of electricity to Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/12/2017, 4:35 AM

UN: Gaza electricity crisis could lead to violence

UN's Middle East envoy says Israel, PA and Hamas are obligated to end electricity crisis in Gaza.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/27/2017, 2:04 AM

Israel could cut off Gaza's electricity

IDF official warns that Gaza's electricity supply could be cut off since it won't pay its electricity debt.Elad Benari, 5/26/2017, 5:03 AM

Gaza electric plant shuts down

Dispute between Hamas and Fatah causes Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant to run out of fuel Sunday.AFP, 4/16/2017, 4:01 PM

Israel to Hamas: Pay your electric bills, or we'll shut power

Israeli official regrets Gaza civilians must pay price for Hamas refusal to clear debt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 10:24 AM

Hamas to release locals who protested over electricity shortage

Hamas agrees to release those arrested in connection with protests over severe electricity shortages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2017, 1:08 AM

Gaza youth sets self ablaze to protest Hamas

Arab youth sets himself ablaze to protest electricity shortage sparked by Hamas' corrupt leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 4:11 PM

Hamas: We'll fire on Israel, start another war

Hamas official says they 'won't be like Assad,' and will show Israel the full force of their military power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2017, 7:38 AM

IDF official: Hamas is to blame for Gaza power outages

Major General Yoav Mordechai: Hamas enjoys electricity 24/7 but Gazans only enjoy it three hours a day.Kobi Finkler, 1/13/2017, 12:06 AM

Hamas arrests comedian over video on electricity crisis

Authorities in Hamas-run Gaza arrest singer-comedian after who made a video about electricity crisis and said, "Hamas enough".Ben Ariel, 1/12/2017, 4:38 AM

Gazans protest against Hamas amid electricity shortages

Dozens of residents of Gaza protest over ongoing electricity shortages which have been going on for several years.Elad Benari, 1/10/2017, 3:36 AM

Egypt disconnects last power line, southern Gaza blacked out

Southern Gaza is in a total electricity blackout, apparently due to Egypt disconnecting the last remaining power line.Hillel Fendel , 5/16/2016, 2:12 AM

Hamas: PA guilty of 'crimes against Gaza'

Abbas 'playing into American and Israeli plots,' Hamas leader claims.Dalit Halevy, 5/11/2016, 10:23 PM

Hamas demands more electricity from Israel

Terror group holds Israel responsible for house fire, blames PA for hoarding Israel's electricity.Dalit Halevy, 5/8/2016, 10:54 PM

PA to start paying its electric debt

Under pressure from power cuts, PA promises Israeli Electric Corporation to pay $5.2 million, and discuss total debt of $456 million.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/6/2016, 11:14 AM

Despite huge PA debt, Israel returns power to Jericho

PA still owes Israel $450 million for electricity, but Israel Electric Corporation returns power anyway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2016, 3:23 PM

Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in Jerusalem

Jerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2015, 3:43 PM

Angry Gazans Say 'Israel Better Than Hamas'

Hamas jailing frustrated Gazans for protesting over electricity crisis, locals say, after months of tension with PA over power.Tova Dvorin, 9/16/2015, 7:21 PM

'More Electricity to Gaza? Free Hadar and Oron First'

Father of Hadar Goldin says Israel should not provide more electricity to Gaza until bodies of soldiers are returned.Ido Ben Porat, 9/16/2015, 6:39 AM

Bad Timing: Blackouts Throughout Israel

Power plant malfunction causing nationwide power failures; IEC scrambling to fix problem amid heat wave.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/16/2015, 2:54 PM

Israel Reaches New Electricity Record

Just 800 MW left in reserves as Israelis battle 100F temperatures.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2015, 5:39 PM

Hamas Power Plant Down Over Dispute with PA

Hamas accuses PA of raising taxes too high to run the plant; electricity chief says Gazans have not paid their bills during Ramadan.Dalit Halevy, 7/21/2015, 2:28 PM

PA's Electricity Grid to be Connected to Jordan

Will the PA finally stop depending on Israel for electricity? PA official says Judea and Samaria's grid will be connected to Jordan.Elad Benari, 5/14/2015, 6:12 AM

PA Folds to Pressure, Calls for Electric Bill Payments

After the IEC twice cut off power late last month PA seems to have gotten message, demanding residents pay up to work off massive debt.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 3/10/2015, 4:50 PM

IEC, PA Settle on Electricity Debt

300 million shekels of PA tax money to be transferred to IEC after blackout policy over debts.Avi Haim and Tova Dvorin, 2/27/2015, 1:15 AM

State Department 'Concerned' Over Cutting of Electricity in PA

State Department spokeswoman expresses concern over the IEC temporarily cutting off power in the PA because of its huge debt.Ben Ariel, 2/24/2015, 4:46 AM

IEC Returns Power After Cutting Off Electricity to the PA

PA still owes almost 2 billion shekels (around $500 million), and now IEC has followed through by limiting power supply until it pays up.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 4:21 PM

ISIS's War of Water and Electricity

Brutal terror regime has taken to cutting off basic necessities in its fight to expand control in Syria and Iraq.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 2/18/2015, 9:52 AM

IEC Cuts off Power to PA

Due to growing $459 million debt, IEC official announces electric supply to Judea-Samaria cut one hour morning and night until PA pays up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2015, 8:25 PM

How to Safely Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

IEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 1/9/2015, 12:13 PM

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

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

Minister: Use Frozen PA Money to Pay Off Electric Debt

Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom says Israel should use the frozen PA tax money froze to pay off the PA’s enormous electric bill.Elad Benari, 1/4/2015, 2:31 AM

Hamas: Cease-Fire Only If We Get Free Electricity

Hamas said that if Israel wants a cease-fire, it's going to have to pay - in free electricity for Gaza.Moshe Cohen, 7/21/2014, 4:14 PM

Arab Terrorists Cut Power Lines to Binyamin Communities

Dolev-Talmon Bloc suffers power outages; footage of deliberate attack posted to social media.Ornit Atzar, 7/19/2014, 11:11 PM

Protesters Continue Demanding Power Cutoff to Gaza

IIsraelis around the country took to the streets Thursday demanding that at the very least, Israel cut off electricity to GazaYosef Berger, 7/17/2014, 12:49 PM

IEC Workers Risk Lives to Return Electricity to Civilians

IEC workers seen wearing protective gear as they restore power; IEC rejects reports of returning electricity to Gaza.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 7/14/2014, 7:10 PM

'No Country Provides Electricity to the Enemy in Wartime'

Movement for Governability and Democracy slams fact that legal advisers are blocking tactical move that could save lives.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 1:04 PM

Likud MK: Cut Off Electricity Supply to Gaza

MK Carmel Shama-Hacohen says Israel should cut off the electricity to Gaza for one day after each rocket attack.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 7/11/2014, 5:44 AM

Israel Electric Corp to Sue Palestinian Authority

PA refuses to pay electricity bill for Judea, Samaria and Gaza; after multiple attempts at negotiations, Israel to take them to court.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2014, 3:11 PM

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.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/22/2014, 10:01 PM

Gaza's Power Plant Resumes Operations

Gaza’s lone power plant resumes operations, after the PA left it off for one more day due to disagreements with Hamas.Elad Benari, 3/18/2014, 5:16 AM