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Tag Archives: electricity

MEW collects KD 160m dues until Sept – KD 320m collection eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 14: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs in the Ministry of Electricity and Water Dr Masha’an Al-Otaibi has announced that the Consumer Affairs Sector collected dues amounting to KD 160 million from the beginning of the current fiscal year until September compared to KD 220 million within …

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MEW installs 1,000 smart meters in various areas

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: The smart meters will facilitate reading energy consumption for consumers and the ministry,he said, noting consumption could be tracked around the clock via personal cellular phones. The smart units would also measure consumption volumes and calculate bills, he indicated,adding payments can be made via the ministry’s …

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Electricity consumption peaked July 9

Extravagant consumption of water criticized KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Boushahri revealed that consumption of electricity on Monday, July 9 was 13,790kw, and the temperature that day was 49 degree Centigrade. In a press release issued by Eng. Boushahri on the sideline …

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Rise in electricity usage linked to increase in temperatures

KUWAIT CITY, June 9: With temperatures rising to about 48 degrees Celsius, the indicators of electricity loads on Thursday recorded a big number compared to the load rates during the past days. The indicator of electricity loads at 2:30 pm on Thursday reached about 13,600MW, a difference of about 200MW …

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Electricity usage increased by about 360 MW on Monday

MEW expands campaign on saving power, water KUWAIT CITY, May 29: The power consumption increased on Monday by about 360 megawatts compared to the same day last year, bringing the load rate to 12,000 megawatts, which has prompted the Ministry of Electricity and Water to launch an expanded campaign with …

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Gang deported for restoring water to defaulters — MEW

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Ministry of Electricity and Water announced that a four-man gang of Asians involved in illegal connection of water was deported after they were caught restoring water to some consumers whose services had been disconnected by the ministry for defaulting payment. An official ministry source disclosed that …

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Kuwait signs deal worth KD 47m to upgrade fuel, control systems

Al-Hajraf stresses self-employment in Arab world KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water has signed a pair of contracts worth KD 47 million ($ 141 million) dealing with upgrading fuel reception and control systems in the Doha West and Sabiya power plants. The first deal, signed …

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Kuwait marks over 100 yrs of introducing ‘electricity’

1st national power company founded in 1933  KUWAIT CITY, April 5, (KUNA): The people of Kuwait used to depend on basic fuels, such as oil extracted from sesame and coconut, to illuminate homes and streets before the introduction of electricity over 100 years ago. Electricity was first introduced to …

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Power will be disrupted in Surra and Firdous

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28 : Power will be disrupted in Surra and Firdous in the next few days because the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) will carry out maintenance works in the secondary power transmission stations in these areas, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part …

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MEW plans water and power rationalization

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: The government is committed to implementing Article No. 2 of Law No. 20/2016 concerning electricity and water charges and the possibility of granting rewards to citizens who participate in rationalizing electricity and water, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They said enforcing this article will be …

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