News and updates about IEC

Hundreds of families left without power over weekend

Some Jerusalem areas suffered lengthy power outages over Shabbat. Electric Corporation: 'Weather conditions caused supply disruptions.'

Hundreds of families left without power over weekend

Israel Electric Corporation no longer manages Israelis' electricity

Starting Monday, IEC removes itself from management of Israel's electricity, handing reigns over to Noga.

Electric Corporation no longer manages Israelis' electricity

IEC workers' committee: 'We won't restore electricity to Gaza until our sons come home'

IEC workers' committee demands return of Israeli citizens being held by Hamas.

'We won't restore electricity to Gaza until our sons come home'

Israel hits new record in electricity usage: 14,622 MW

Power consumption rises dramatically as temperatures in Jerusalem soar over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Israel hits new record in electricity usage: 14,622 MW

IEC will maintain power for indigent Holocaust survivors

The Israel Electric Corporation says it will not cut power for Holocaust survivors and users of lifesaving devices who cannot pay bills.

IEC will maintain power for indigent Holocaust survivors

Israeli electricity abetts enemies

IEC speaks on Gaza's power supply and what to do about the PA and Gaza's outstanding debt.

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Israel, PA to sign deal resolving electricity debt

Israel and the PA expected to sign agreement resolving the PA’s enormous debts to the Israel Electric Corporation.

Israel, PA to sign deal resolving electricity debt

Dozens suffer heat stroke as temperatures top 46°C

Construction workers particularly prone, experts warn, as temperatures top 50°C (122°F) in cranes.

Dozens suffer heat stroke as temperatures top 46°C

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.

PA to start paying its electric debt

Despite PA debt, Israel returns power to Jericho

PA still owes Israel $450 million for electricity, but Israel Electric Corporation returns power anyway.

Despite huge PA debt, Israel returns power to Jericho

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

Electric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

Second Friday storm in a row hits Israel

A week after heavy snow and rain, snow again closes Mt. Hermon, as Israelis awaken to howling winds.

Second Friday storm in a row hits Israel

Electric Corp. ready for the storm in Jerusalem

Jerusalem director of IEC tells Arutz Sheva preparations for first snowstorm are in full swing with 'massive reinforcement.'

Electric Corp. ready for approaching snowstorm in Jerusalem

Egypt to pay $1.76B to Israel over electricity

International Chamber of Commerce rules in Israel's favor after IEC sues Egypt for failure to deliver natural gas in 2011, 2012.

Egypt to pay $1.76B to Israel over electricity losses

Again: 15,000 homes lose power

Following rain on Wednesday, power lines in central Israel was hurt and tens of thousands are without electricity.

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Power is back everywhere, says Electric Company

A full three days after flash storm, IEC says all but a few customers have been reconnected.

Power is back everywhere, says Electric Company

Two days after storm, 8,000 still without power

Finger-pointing resumes as Sharon area residents ready for a third day without electricity.

Two days after storm, 8,000 still without power

IEC workers agree to fix storm outages

Employees and management reach agreement after organized slowdown affects tens of thousands who lost power in storm.

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

Israel Braces for First Rains

Rains and local thunderstorms expected throughout Israel, amid fears of water contamination and electrical malfunctions.

Israel Braces for First Rains

Blackouts Throughout Israel

Power plant malfunction causing nationwide power failures; IEC scrambling to fix problem amid heat wave.

Bad Timing: Blackouts Throughout Israel

Israel Reaches New Electricity Record

Just 800 MW left in reserves as Israelis battle 100F temperatures.

Israel Reaches New Electricity Record

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.

Israel Transfers Frozen PA Tax Funds

PA Folds to Pressure, Calls for Electric 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.

PA Folds to Pressure, Calls for Electric Bill Payments

IEC, PA Settle on Electricity Debt

300 million shekels of PA tax money to be transferred to IEC after blackout policy over debts.

IEC, PA Settle on Electricity Debt

Ya'alon Opposes IEC Cuts to PA Electricity

Billions of shekels in debt not enough to facilitate rolling blackouts in the PA, Defense Minister implies. PMO distances itself as well.

Ya'alon Opposes IEC Cuts to PA Electricity

State Dept. ;Concerned' Over PA Electricity

State Department spokeswoman expresses concern over the IEC temporarily cutting off power in the PA because of its huge debt.

State Department 'Concerned' Over Cutting of Electricity in PA

IEC Cuts 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.

IEC Returns Power After Cutting Off Electricity to the PA

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.

IEC Cuts off Power to PA

IEC Finally to Shut Off Power to PA Over Debt

The Israel Electric Company said Wednesday that it would shut off power to some communities in the Palestinian Authority this week.

IEC Finally to Shut Off Power to PA Over Debt

How to Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

IEC releases guidelines on how to cook and stay warm for Shabbat while avoiding malfunctions and electric fires.

How to Safely Observe Shabbat in a Massive Snowstorm

Massive Electrical Outages Due to State Bribery?

Investigation recordings expose state-run IEC officials took $20 million bribe to push faulty system that crashed project to stop outages.

Massive Electrical Outages Caused by State Bribery?

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.

17,000 Homes Left Without Electricity in Snowstorm

MKs: Use PA Terror Salary Money to Pay IEC Debt

The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee will discuss a proposal to pay off the PA's $700 million electricity debt to Israel.

MKs: Use PA Terror Salary Money to Pay IEC Debt

MK Calls for End to PA Boycott of Israeli Products

PA boycott encourages global BDS movement while it still owes Israel millions in electricity bills, MK Nissan Slomiansky warns.

MK Calls for End to PA Boycott of Israeli Products

Terrorists Cut Power Lines to Binyamin Communities

Dolev-Talmon Bloc suffers power outages; footage of deliberate attack posted to social media.

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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.

Israel Electric Corp to Sue Palestinian Authority

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.

Israel Electric Company Would 'Cut Off PA Tomorrow'

IEC to PA: We Want the Billion Dollars You Owe Us

The Israel Electric Company on Sunday issued a final warning to the Palestinian Authority over one billion dollar debt.

Israeli Electric Company Warns PA: Pay Up or be Cut Off the Grid

PA: Israel Not Cutting Electricity, Giving More

PA official says talk of massive electricity debt not a threat, claims PA offered country status and reduced rates by Electric Corporation.

PA: Israel Not Cutting Electricity, Giving More

IEC Head: I'd Cut Off the Power to Gaza

IEC director Yiftah Ron-Tal calls on the state of Israel to help his company collect the PA's electrical debt.

Electric Company Head: I'd Cut Off the Power to Gaza