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French To Build Israel's First Hydroelectric Plant

French To Build Israel's First Hydroelectric Plant

French engineering group Alstom signs contract to build and manage 300 MW plant that stores water and releases for peak usage.Ari Yashar, 1/9/2014, 7:27 PM
Report: Israel Increasing Gaza Electricity Supply

Report: Israel Increasing Gaza Electricity Supply

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

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
Activist: Outpost Residents Without Power All Year

Activist: Outpost Residents Without Power All Year

While many Israelis suffered during the snowstorm after losing power, there are some who live without electricity all year long.David Lev, 12/26/2013, 8:39 AM
Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Binyamin Town Abandoned in Wake of Storm

Residents of a town in the Binyamin region abandoned it after being subjected to snow, rain, and wind, no electrical power, water, phones.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:10 PM
Northern Israel Almost Completely Dark After Storm

Northern Israel Almost Completely Dark After Storm

In the Marom Hagalil Regional Council, the power has been out since last Thursday.David Lev & Gil Ronen, 12/15/2013, 6:48 PM
Despite Outages, Record High Power Use

Despite Outages, Record High Power Use

Record high electricity use for winter as Israelis seek to stave off cold. 14,000 homes still without power.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 11:38 AM
Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Israel Holds First Defense and Energy Conference

Purpose of conference is to secure energy resources, provide alternatives to Persian Gulf oil dependency.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2013, 2:01 PM
Hamas Looking to Buy More Electricity From Israel

Hamas Looking to Buy More Electricity From Israel

Following siege from Egypt, Gaza officials ask Israeli Electric Company to increase power supply from Israel.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 11:59 AM
Blackout in Gaza: 'Not a Single Litre of Fuel'

Blackout in Gaza: 'Not a Single Litre of Fuel'

Energy production ceased entirely this morning (Friday) due to fuel depletion; Hamas demands international aid.Tova Dvorin , 11/1/2013, 10:39 AM
Bnei Brak May Go Dark on Shabbat

Bnei Brak May Go Dark on Shabbat

Tel Aviv court orders the Bnei Brak Municipality to remove generators that were supplying electricity on Shabbat.David Lev, 9/1/2013, 4:06 PM
Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PA

Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PA

The Israel Electric Corporation has put together a list of sanctions to impose on the PA, which owes it 820 million shekels.Elad Benari, 6/21/2013, 3:15 AM
Egypt: From Energy Exporter to Energy Basket Case

Egypt: From Energy Exporter to Energy Basket Case

Egyptians are suffering through their worst energy crisis in years, with citizens getting increasingly angry and impatientDavid Lev, 5/26/2013, 9:14 PM
Top Pundit: Cut Off Power to Gaza

Top Pundit: Cut Off Power to Gaza

Maariv's Erel Segal asks: isn't it time to turn off the current that the enemy uses to make weapons?Gil Ronen, 11/20/2012, 3:23 PM
1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

1.4 Million Still in Dark from Hurricane Sandy

More than a million households are still in the dark one week after Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 11:39 PM
Millions Without Power, LaGuardia Airport Closed

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 Plants Ahead of Sandy

Inspectors Check Nuke Plants Ahead of 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: PA Should Pay Electricity Debts or Else

Landau: PA Should Pay Electricity Debts or Else

Energy and Water Minister Uzi Landau writes Netanyahu, demands his intervention in regards to a huge PA electricity debt to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/4/2012, 3:12 AM
IEC to Pull Plug on Free Power for Workers

IEC to Pull Plug on Free Power for Workers

IEC Chairman Yiftach Ron-Tal told a Knesset committee Wednesday the firm is willing to end a decades-old perk to workers: free electricity. Chana Ya'ar, 8/29/2012, 5:10 PM
IEC Shuts Down Finance Ministry

IEC Shuts Down Finance Ministry

Israel's power company says rolling blackouts are on the way in order to stabilize the grid as capacity limits are reached; Treasury dark.Gabe Kahn, 7/19/2012, 3:44 AM
Environmental Minister: Cut Power to Gaza

Environmental Minister: Cut Power to Gaza

Environmental Minister Gilad Erdan is recommending that Israel cut power to Gaza in order to conserve electricity for its own use.Chana Ya'ar, 5/13/2012, 12:39 PM
Israel Considers Power Shortage for Summer

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
Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

Japan Shuts Down Second-to-Last Nuclear Reactor

Japan has taken its second-to-last nuclear reactor off line, and the last will be shut down in May, creating a possible power shortage. Chana Ya'ar, 3/26/2012, 10:42 PM
Egypt-Gaza Power Struggle Leaves Arabs in the Dark

Egypt-Gaza Power Struggle Leaves Arabs in the Dark

Gaza's Hamas rulers are caught between their rage at Israel and their distaste for having to cooperate with Egypt, leaving them powerless.Chana Ya'ar, 3/22/2012, 6:27 PM
Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israel in 2012

Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israel in 2012

Israelis will be expected to pay even more than they already have for their electricity by the end of this secular calendar year.Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 12:46 PM
Power Deal Keeps Beirut Gov't Afloat

Power Deal Keeps Beirut Gov't Afloat

A controversial power bill that threatened to topple the Hizbullah-backed government in Beirut has been approved.Gabe Kahn., 9/7/2011, 7:59 PM
Power Politics Amp Lebanese Cabinet Crisis

Power Politics Amp Lebanese Cabinet Crisis

A potential cabinet crisis has lit up Beirut as power politics top the Hizbullah-backed Mikati government's agenda. Gabe Kahn., 8/29/2011, 8:24 PM
PA Angry at Israel For Electricity Price Rise

PA Angry at Israel For Electricity Price Rise

The PA raises electricity rates and blames Israel for it. Israelis to pay 12% more, PA 7%.Elad Benari, 8/10/2011, 3:14 AM
Diesel Price Cut

Diesel Price Cut

Finance Ministry lowers taxes on diesel fuel, makes it possible for Electric Company to make price hike less steep.Gil Ronen, 8/7/2011, 9:29 PM