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First fledgling settlement hooked up to electric grid

As Bennett government struggles with ongoing internal divisions, settlement enterprise scores victory with de facto recognition for outpost.

First fledgling settlement hooked up to electric grid

Connection of young settlements to electricity approved

Deputy Attorney General Carmit Yulis approves connection of outposts in Judea and Samaria to the electrical grid.

Connection of young settlements to electricity approved

Prolonged power outages caused by illegal Arab electricity

Knesset report finds the main reason for power outages are tens of thousands of illegal electricity connections in Arab society.

Prolonged power outages caused by illegal Arab electricity

'Here's the general order; why not sign?'

Leaders of Young Settlement Forum appeal for electricity supply for dozens of communities.

'Here's the general order; why not sign?'player

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

Transforming Israel into just another failing Arab state

The Islamic Brotherhood's Israeli version Ra’am has created political and judicial havoc as it did in orher failed Arab nations. Op-ed.

Transforming Israel into just another failing Arab state

The Electricity Law: Who knew, and who should have known better?

There should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Electricity Law is bad legislation passed by a bad legislative process. Opinion.

The Electricity Law: Who knew, and who should have known better?

Daniella Weiss: Government must go, but Netanyahu was not loyal to the land of Israel

"Netanyahu laid the ground for much of what Bennett is doing; neither can be trusted on Land of Israel issues."

Daniella Weiss: Gov't must go, Netanyahu must changeplayer

Netanyahu: Bennett sold the Negev. Galilee

Former Prime Minister Netanyahu attacks Electricity Law for illegal Arab homes, saying it will aid 'Palestinian vision of return.'

Netanyahu: Bennett sold the Negev. Galilee

Electricity Law passes in committee, Ben Gvir ejected before voting begins

"This is the first ever law to legalize the theft of land," says MK Orit Strook, adding, "young settlements should get electricity too."

Electricity Law passes in committee, Ben Gvir ejectedplayer

Ra'am threatens to bolt coalition if electricity law changed

Controversy engulfs coalition after Interior Minister Shaked says electricity law does not apply to Bedouin in the Negev.

Ra'am threatens to bolt coalition if electricity law changed

Ayelet Shaked: We're working to connect young settlements to power grid

Interior Minister says only a general order needed to connect new communities to infrastructure, says it could happen "within months."

Shaked: We're working to connect young settlements to power gridplayer

'Electricity Law' approved in first reading

Controversial law would approve the connection of tens of thousands of illegally built homes in the Arab sector to the electricity grid.

'Electricity Law' approved in first reading

MK Levin submits Electricity Law for Young Settlements

Likud faction chairman MK Yariv Levin calls on Yamina MKs to support his bill providing electricity to the 'young settlements.'

Likud MK submits Electricity Law for Young Settlements

Israel to disconnect PA's electricity due to debt

Electricity will be cut off for four hours daily in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Jerusalem area.

Israel to disconnect PA's electricity due to debt

What is the government offering Arabs in return for supporting the state budget?

United Arab List wants coalition to pass "Electricity Law" which would connect tens of thousands of illegally built homes to electricity gri

What were the Arabs offered in return for supporting the budget?

Efrat: Hundreds of families without electricity

High-voltage pole collapses following snowfall in Efrat. Hundreds without electricity since last night. Council mobilized for neighborhoods.

Efrat: Hundreds of families without electricity

Man electrocuted in Kiryat Malachi by cable knocked down by wind

26-year-old man dies after accidentally touching cable which was knocked off of power pole by the wind.

Man electrocuted by cable knocked down by wind

Tragedy averted at last minute in community of Asahel

Fuse box providing electricity to entire community caught fire; luckily, it was detected before it could spread.

Tragedy averted at last minute in community of Asahel

Beit Shemesh: Public buildings to generate solar electricity?

New Beit Shemesh pilot program includes placement of solar panels on roofs of dozens of public buildings.

Public buildings to generate electricity?

Palestinian Authority starts paying off its electric bill to Israel

PA makes 700 million shekel payment to Israel Electric Corporation, cutting its 1.8 billion shekel electricity bill.

Palestinian Authority starts paying off its electric bill

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's debt to electricity company stands at 1.7 billion shekels

Israel Electric Corporation could cut off the PA's electricity in two weeks.

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

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.

Renewable energy accounts for a third of global power capacity

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.

Young woman killed after climbing electric pole

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.

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

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.

Official agreement to arrange Shabbat-kosher electricity

Gaza electricity cut off after rocket strikes supplying facility

Rocket fired by Gaza terrorists damages electric facility supplying electricity to Gaza.

Gaza electricity cut off after rocket strikes supplying facility

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 .'

Watch: Hamas steals electricity from Gaza residentsplayer

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.

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea

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.

Gaza's only power plant shut down over fuel shortage

After murder, PM orders Samaria town connected to electric grid

Following deadly terror attack, Netanyahu orders Samaria outpost be connected to national electric grid.

After murder, PM orders Samaria town connected to electric grid

Israel restores power transfers to Gaza

Despite ongoing attacks on Israel from Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel restores 50 megawatt supply to Gaza.

Israel restores power transfers to Gaza

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.

Despite rocket attacks, Israel to increase Gaza power supply

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

PM Netanyahu says he believes Israel, US, and Africa can 'work together to secure a better future.'

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

Who will supply electricity to Gaza?

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Who will supply electricity to Gaza?

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.

PA blames Hamas for Gaza electricity crisis

Cabinet approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza

Security cabinet agrees to Abbas's request to reduce the supply of electricity to Gaza.

Cabinet approves reduction of electricity supply to Gaza

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.

UN: Gaza electricity crisis could lead to violence

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.

Israel could cut off Gaza's electricity