Why Gaza can't count on electricity
In June 2006, following the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit by Hamas, the Israeli military bombed Gaza’s only power plant, destroying its six transformers. It took five months for the plant to resume partial production, and today the power plant still can’t function at full capacity.
Gaza Unlocked is a project of the American Friends Service Committee, offering analysis, stories, and background information about Gaza. The project seeks to raise awareness and provide resources for those wishing to organize in solidarity, take part in events and protests, engage elected officials, and work for an end to Israel’s blockade on Gaza. More about Gaza Unlocked.