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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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MEW collects about KD 67 mln in bills within three and half months

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: Ministry of Electricity and Water has succeeded in collecting about KD 67 million in bills from investment, commercial and government sectors within the past three and a half months, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting a source added the ministry has signed contract with a company …

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All repair contracts in MEW sound – minister

Reserves unaffected: Al-Rasheedi KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Bakheet Shibeeb Al- Rasheedi has affirmed that all contracts for the maintenance of power stations are valid and there is no problem in the operation of these stations, particularly the production of energy, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking …

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Former senior official of Kuwait Airways jailed for stealing power

Prison, deportation overturned for expat KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: The Criminal Court sentenced a business mogul and former senior official of Kuwait Airways Corporation to five years in prison with hard labor, while his son and a Syrian worker in his company were given three and a half years jail …

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19,000 text messages sent to consumers: MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Water Network Operation and Maintenance at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Khalifa Al-Fraih revealed that 19,000 text messages were sent to consumers in the last ten months from Jan 1 to Oct 31, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the consumers were appreciated …

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500 receipts issued per day through ‘WhatsApp’ – MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Ministry of Electricity and Water issued 1,000 receipts on the first day of implementation of electricity and water bill payments through “WhatsApp”. According to sources affiliated to the ministry, the average number of receipts issued by the ministry through its new payment service is about 500 …

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‘New tariffs to help rationalize water, electricity consumption’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23, (KUNA): Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water for Planning and Training Dr Mashaan Al-Otaibi said the new electricity and water rates will encourage consumers to rationalize consumption. The new rates, that came into force in the investment sector on Tuesday, are five fils …

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Building owners inform tenants to bear cost of electricity and water

‘It is up to the state to take suitable decisions’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Owners of residential buildings have lately been informing tenants to bear the cost of electricity and water usage, mainly due to the decision to be enforced on Tuesday, August 22 to increase the electricity and water …

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Uproar as new power tariff from Aug 22; ‘Expats to go’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: As the new electricity tariff comes into effect on Tuesday, many citizens and expatriates have registered resentment on the implementation of the decision, especially as it coincides with the new fees for health services provided to expatriates by the State. They lamented the tariffs might not …

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‘No plans to cut power supply in private houses of defaulters’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Muhammad Bu Shehri has reiterated that there is no plan to cut power supply in private houses regardless of the bill amount. In addition, Bu Shehri affirmed the ministry will start implementing new electricity charges for the investment sector on …

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