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New record for electricity usage in Israel

Electric company says energy consumption breaks 10-month-old record after previous record set due to the current heatwave.

New record for electricity usage in Israel

Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs undergoing surrogacy

Israel Electric Corporation promises: LGBT employees undergoing surrogacy will receive gift of tens of thousands of shekels.

Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs

Israel ends power cuts after Palestinian Authority cuts its debt in half

Israel Electric Corporation ends sanctions against Palestinian Authority after PA makes 920 million shekel payment.

Israel ends power cuts after Palestinian Authority makes payment

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.

Electricity problems in Jewish town are an 'existential issue'

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.

PA cities to lose electricity for 3 hours due to debt

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.

Israel to cut power supply to PA over unpaid debts

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.

Israel restores electricity to Gaza

PA electric debt settled

PA to pay Israel Electric Company NIS 915 million in unpaid debts under new agreement.

PA electric debt settled

Who's hiding in the fuse box?

Man opens fuse box in Dimona - and is greeted by two uninvited guests.

Who's hiding in the fuse box?

First power station given to Palestinian Authority

Israel signs agreement to provide additional electricity to Judea and Samaria.

First power station given to Palestinian Authority

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.

Haredi MK: IEC revolutionizes haredi employment

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.

Electric company charges children for parents' bill

Israel pledges more power cuts to PA cities

Plans for rolling blackouts of Palestinian cities as PA continues to stiff massive electricity debt.

Israel pledges more power cuts to PA cities over unpaid debts

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.

Crisis continues: 2,400 homes cut off from power

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.

Outraged Sharon-area mayors 'declare war' with Electric Company

Thousands suffer as workers, Electric Company feud

After a freak, severe winter storm hit Israel Sunday morning, thousands were still without power Sunday night.

Thousands still without power as workers, Electric Company feud

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%

Slashed Electricity Prices to Usher in Rosh Hashana

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.

Electric Company Goes on 'Jellyfish Patrol'

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.

Steinitz: Electricity, Water Critical to Israel's Survival

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

Thousands still without power in Netanya, Herzliya, Ra'anana, and Rishon Lezion; electricity demand expected to break records.

Storm Leaves 10,000 without Electricity

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.

Hamas Rocket Strikes Gaza Electric Supply, Israel not Fixing It

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 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

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.

Heads of Electric Co. Fired For Eilat Storm Break

'All Towns to have Power Today'

Electric Company promises that no communities will lack electricity by the end of the day.

'All Towns to have Power Today'player

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.

Despite Outages, Record High Power Use

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.

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

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.

Largest Menorah in World To Be Lit in Tel Aviv

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 program

Israel to Get Tough on Air Pollution

Midnight Electricity Hike: 6.3%

Price jump is lower than the 8% planned, because of arrival of gas from Tamar rig.

Midnight Electricity Hike: 6.3%

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.

History Made as Natural Gas Flows from Ship to Hadera

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.

Israeli ‘Hurricane’ Victims to Receive Gov’t Aid

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.

Landau: PA Should Pay its Electricity Debts or Else

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.

Israel Electric Company to Pull Plug on Free Power for Workers

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.

Traffic Reopened in Both Directions at Ayalon

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.

Landau: Save Electricity, Or We'll Turn the Juice Off

Shechem Gets New Power Line

Israeli Electric Company completes new power line in Shechem. The new infrastructure will serve both Arab and Jewish populations.

Shechem Gets New Power Line