Country sweats as electricity demand nears capacity

19.07.2012                      29.Tammus. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

Energieversorgung:

Country sweats as electricity demand nears capacity

Electricity levels remain at alarming "orange" level as heat wave continues.

As of 10 a.m., the Israel Electric Corporation warned that production capacity would be about 11,900 megawatts, while expected demand would be 11,800 megawatts during peak hours. Similar to the company’s recurring requests throughout the ongoing heat wave, the IEC requested that the public refrain from using energy-intensive machines until after 5 p.m. ….