01 Mar 2017
The government unit will extend the amount of time that people will be able to pay off their debts – Holocaust survivors and people on home life support. Disconnections will not end entirely. "We are pleased that, after years of struggle, the Authority has realized that far-reaching changes need to be made regarding disconnections.” Said Ran Melamed, the Deputy Director of YEDID, who together with MK Eitan Cabel and the Israel Electric Corporation has been advancing a model to help low-income energy consumers. "Although this is a great achievement, it is still not enough. We will continue to fight to prevent disconnections for the public at large."