Israel Electric seeks limited power use

As electricity usage hit another record Monday, the Israel Electric Company issued guidelines to customers to help save energy during the intense heat the country is now experiencing.

By RYAN NADEL
August 22, 2006 07:14
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As electricity usage hit another record Monday, the Israel Electric Company issued guidelines to customers to help save energy during the intense heat the country is now experiencing. The company stressed the importance of limiting electrical consumption during the early morning and evening hours and requested that users limit their consumption of electricity for the duration of the summer. Among the company's recommendations, are limiting the use of appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, ovens, electric stoves and the like, which consume large amounts of electricity, during peak hours. Use of these appliance should be limited to the hours of noon to 5 p.m., the company said.

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