Tag archive for ‘electricity’
News Brief On Friday, April 8th, 2016

Venezuela Makes Every Friday a Holiday to Save Electricity

  Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has designated every Friday in the months of April and May as a non-working holiday, a bid to save electricity as a prolonged drought pushes water levels to a More...

Viva Sarah Press On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Make your LEGO electric

LEGO fans have a reason to be super excited about BRIXO add-on building blocks: they’re going to make LEGO models that much more amazing. The new Israeli-designed blocks act as electric conductors, adding More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Netanyahu pushes compromise arrangement: Gas will bring down electricity prices

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pushing a compromise arrangement for the Israeli gas industry at today’s cabinet meeting. “I’m determined to bring gas to the Israeli economy. That will More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, April 19th, 2015

KosherSwitch Lets Jews Use Lights on Shabbat — Or Does It?

A new device called the KosherSwitch promises to let Sabbath observing Jews use electric lights on Shabbat. But is it really “Kosher” to use or is this a fraud? Use of electricity is one of the many prohibitions More...

S.M. Lightening On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Gaza’s Only Power Plant to Shut Down for Lack of Funds

Gaza’s only power plant is about to shut down by the end of this week, as a Qatari grant to pay for diesel fuel has run out, a Hamas energy and natural resource authority official told the Ma’an More...

Hedy Cohen On Friday, January 30th, 2015

13 Israeli energy startups exhibit in Paris

Schneider Electric: Israel is fruitful soil for innovative and groundbreaking companies, including in energy management.   While Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) accumulates huge debts More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Google Co-Founder Eric Schmidt at Davos: the Internet Will Disappear

Eric Schmidt, one of the founders of Google along with Sergey Brin, said on a technology panel at the World Economic Form at Davos that the internet will disappear. Schmidt’s provocative remark sent More...

Michael Tobin On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

What Comes After the Internet?

Given President Obama’s recent call for the FCC to pursue Internet Neutrality and the concomitant resistance of cable service providers and conservative politicians to such an idea, it seems like a good More...

Michael Ordman On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Artificial Retina, Portable Solar Power, EasyJet – The Weekly Good News from Israel

In the 4th Jan 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·        Israeli scientists have developed the basis for an artificial retina. ·        Israeli paramedics saved More...

Amiram Barkat On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Israel Electric Corp to Withdraw $4.2 Billion Suit over Killed Egyptian Gas Deal

Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) may withdraw a $4.2 billion lawsuit that it filed against Egyptian government gas companies for halting the gas-flow to Israel. Senior IEC officials have dropped More...

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