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Electricity problems in Havat Gilad have become 'an existential problem,' residents say

Electricity problems in Havat Gilad have become 'an existential problem,' residents say

Terror victim's widow speaks to Arutz Sheva about discrimination against Jewish towns, and life without reliable electricity.Nitzan Keidar, 09/01/2020 22:49
PA cities to lose electricity for 3 hours due to debt

PA cities to lose electricity for 3 hours due to debt

After talks to negotiate payment plan fail, electric company increases number of hours Palestinian Authority cities are disconnected.Chana Roberts, 16/12/2019 12:59
Israel to cut power supply to PA over unpaid debts

Israel to cut power supply to PA over unpaid debts

Israel Electric Company to reduce electricity supply to Palestinian Authority over half billion dollars in unpaid PA debts.AFP, 22/09/2019 22:43
Israel restores electricity to Gaza

Israel restores electricity to Gaza

IEC employees repair the damage caused to the company's equipment as a result of a rocket fired by terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 30/05/2018 18:42
PA electric debt settled

PA electric debt settled

PA to pay Israel Electric Company NIS 915 million in unpaid debts under new agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2018 18:44
Who's hiding in the fuse box?

Who's hiding in the fuse box?

Man opens fuse box in Dimona - and is greeted by two uninvited guests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2017 11:10
First power station given to Palestinian Authority

First power station given to Palestinian Authority

Israel signs agreement to provide additional electricity to Judea and Samaria.Kobi Finkler, 10/07/2017 12:55
Haredi MK: IEC revolutionizes haredi employment

Haredi MK: IEC revolutionizes haredi employment

Health Minister Litzman attends event marking acceptance of haredi workers into Israel's Electric Company, praises company's openness.Orly Harari, 10/05/2017 12:47
Electric company charges children for parents' bill

Electric company charges children for parents' bill

Netanya judge rules children cannot be charged for parents' electricity debt, criticizes IEC for allowing mistake to happen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2017 12:00
Israel pledges more power cuts to PA cities

Israel pledges more power cuts to PA cities

Plans for rolling blackouts of Palestinian cities as PA continues to stiff massive electricity debt.David Rosenberg, 04/04/2016 18:01
Crisis continues: 2,400 homes cut off from power

Crisis continues: 2,400 homes cut off from power

Israel Electric Company working to restore power, but claims flooding and blocked roads in Sharon region making it difficult.Cynthia Blank, 28/10/2015 18:17
Outraged Sharon-area mayors: We are at war

Outraged Sharon-area mayors: We are at war

'Terror attacks have turned into an Electric Company attack,' Ra'anana's mayor blasts amid continued power outage 'anarchy' in the region.Cynthia Blank, 28/10/2015 16:51
Thousands suffer as workers, Electric Company feud

Thousands suffer as workers, Electric Company feud

After a freak, severe winter storm hit Israel Sunday morning, thousands were still without power Sunday night.Moshe Cohen, 25/10/2015 22:57
Slashed Electric Prices to Usher in Rosh Hashana

Slashed Electric Prices to Usher in Rosh Hashana

At long last, Israelis will feel effects of sinking oil prices as electricity costs for homes drop by 6.2%Moshe Cohen, 07/09/2015 22:11
Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

If it's summer in Israel, that means it's jellyfish season – and at risk are not just swimmers, but Israel's electrical system.Moshe Cohen, 25/06/2015 10:25
Steinitz: Electricity Crucial to Israel's Survival

Steinitz: Electricity Crucial to Israel's Survival

Israel's electric consumption hit an all-time on Wednesday, with 11,334 megawatts of power passing through the company's lines.Yaakov Levi, 27/05/2015 22:31
Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

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, 07/01/2015 19:25
Hamas Rocket Strikes Gaza Electric Supply

Hamas Rocket Strikes Gaza Electric Supply

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has asked the IEC not to risk the lives of its employees in trying to restore power.Yosef Berger, 13/07/2014 22:18
Electric Company Would 'Cut Off PA Tomorrow'

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, 22/04/2014 22:01
IEC Head: I'd Cut Off the Power to Gaza

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.Elad Benari, 26/02/2014 05:12
Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

Two engineering directors fired for remaining in Eilat during snowstorm that left tens of thousands of Israelis without electricity.Ari Yashar, 17/12/2013 17:27
'All Towns to have Power Today'

'All Towns to have Power Today'

Electric Company promises that no communities will lack electricity by the end of the day.Gil Ronen, 16/12/2013 08:32
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, 15/12/2013 11:38
Israel's New 'Cyber Gym' Trains Cyber-Warfare

Israel's New 'Cyber Gym' Trains Cyber-Warfare

New facility trains IT and infrastructure company employees to defend against cyber attacks. Israel 'is the most-attacked country' online.Ari Yashar, 02/12/2013 12:39
Largest Menorah in World To Be Lit in Tel Aviv

Largest Menorah in World To Be Lit in Tel Aviv

Israel Electric Company will light the 28 meter tall record breaking menorah on eighth night of Hanukkah, December 4.Ari Yashar, 27/11/2013 14:21
Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

The government on Sunday authorized a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel, approving a NIS 140 million programDavid Lev, 25/08/2013 15:53
Midnight Electricity Hike: 6.3%

Midnight Electricity Hike: 6.3%

Price jump is lower than the 8% planned, because of arrival of gas from Tamar rig.Gil Ronen, 15/05/2013 22:07
History Made as Gas Flows from Ship to Hadera

History Made as Gas Flows from Ship to Hadera

History was made on Saturday as natural gas began flowing from the regasification ship hired by the IEC to its power stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2013 06:12
Israeli ‘Hurricane’ Victims to Receive Gov’t Aid

Israeli ‘Hurricane’ Victims to Receive Gov’t Aid

The Cabinet is poised to approve an aid package for Israeli victims of the worst storm to hit the country in a decade.Chana Ya'ar, 27/01/2013 13:29
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, 04/09/2012 03:12
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, 29/08/2012 17:10
Traffic Reopened in Both Directions at Ayalon

Traffic Reopened in Both Directions at Ayalon

Drilling machine hits high power line, emergency fix required blocking of traffic in Tel Aviv's busiest highway, railway.Gil Ronen, 23/08/2012 16:21
Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn Juice Off

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn 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, 12/07/2012 11:36
Shechem Gets New Power Line

Shechem Gets New Power Line

Israeli Electric Company completes new power line in Shechem. The new infrastructure will serve both Arab and Jewish populations.Elad Benari, 25/11/2011 03:13