electricity

Iranian workers stand in front of Bushehr nuclear power plant, 1,200 km south of Tehran
Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant reconnected to grid

This is an achievement, Tehran says. It takes place during the COVID-19 crisis and shows that Iran can continue to advance despite difficulties.

Israelis break the country's electric power usage record amid heatwave

As more people turn on the air conditioner amid the intense heatwave, more electric power is being used to keep cool.

Lightning strikes over the Beit Safafa neighborhood in Jerusalem, Oct. 14, 2019
Electrical activity in animals linked to lightening, researchers find

The link between biological electrical activity and global atmospheric electrical fields holds the potential to be used in a range of medical treatments, researchers at Tel Aviv U have said.

Sheka and Teka, Israel Electric Corporation mascots
Electric Corporation offers gay employees NIS 30,000 for surrogacy process

The announcement was made on Israel's Family Day, marked on the 30th of the Hebrew month of Shvat, to commemorate the anniversary of the death of Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah.

26/02/2020
Israel Electric Corporation
Efficient electricity in winter

With one of Israel's stormiest winters yet, here is a list of recommendations, tips, and safety rules to properly manage electricity and appliances at home.

Israel Electric Company HQ.
Israeli power cuts to West Bank ends after Palestinians pay debt

Israel Electric Corp (IEC) began sporadic, three-hour power cuts on Dec. 18 to press for payment of some $519 million owed by the Jerusalem District Electricity Company (JDECO).

By REUTERS
22/01/2020
McDonald's employees electrocuted to death by soda machine

McDonald's closed down its branches in the country for two days of mourning after the incident.

By OMRI RON
23/12/2019
Concept image of an atom and electrons
Israeli scientific study shows electrons flow like water

The implications of the study have the potential to be groundbreaking in the field of electronics, as it can create ways of lowering electrical resistance.

11/12/2019
Critically injured IDF soldier makes electrifying marriage proposal
Critically injured IDF soldier makes electrifying marriage proposal

Ron Abbuttbul proposed to his girlfriend Lee 250 meters (820 feet) above sea level at the Orot Rabin power plant of the Israel Electric Corporation where he works.

A wind driven wildfire in the hills of Canyon Country north of Los Angeles, California
Tens of thousands evacuate as California wine country blaze spreads

The expanded evacuation orders came as the utility Pacific Gas and Electric Corp prepared to shut off power to about 940,000 customers in 36 of the state's counties.

By REUTERS
27/10/2019
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