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    • An Israeli
    • 21.03.13 | 10:23 (IST)

    Last summer, the IEC offered a discount on the following winter bills to Israeli's who reduced their consumption during the high demand summer months. If you reduced consumption by 10%-30 percent, you'd get an equivalent (10-30% discount on your winter bills.) Since I had just purchased a new, energy efficient frig, I was able to reduce my consumption by 35%. Yet I received no discount. When I called to inquire why that might be I was told that 35% was 'exagerated', and no discount would be forthcoming. (This is the same company that threatens us each summer with rolling blackouts, telling a customer that responded to their call to cut use, by telling them that the amount they cut was 'moogzam.")

    from the article: Israel's electric grid may not have the power to meet consumer demands
    First published 08:04 21.03.13 | Last updated 08:04 21.03.13
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