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Electricity usage on Thursday hit record … close to red line

KUWAIT CITY, May 14: Electricity consumption reached 11,147 megawatts at 2:30 pm on Thursday — a record close to the red line indicating a very hot summer. With rising temperatures which reached 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country, the electricity consumption rate went up dramatically. This is …

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MEW on verge of disconnecting electricity of payment defaulters

Ministry’s commitments to rules and regulations reaffirmed KUWAIT CITY, April 16: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Bushehri has issued directives preventing administrative managers and supervisors from issuing circulars without recourse to the assistant undersecretaries, reports Al-Nahar daily. Bushahari issued the directives after a supervisor issued …

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Public sector power consumption rises: report

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: Recent statistics suggests that government’s consumption of electricity and water may have gone up by 12.4 percent at a rate of KD 278 million per annum due to the recent raise sanctioned by Law No. 20/2017, reports Al-Qabas daily. It indicated the consumption rate has reached …

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Defaulters to face power cut – Consumer to bear ‘cost’

KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Ministry of Electricity and Water declared the intention to cut the power to consumers defaulting payment, which entails accumulated bills scheduled for monthly installment, reports Al-Nahar daily. The daily quoting a source added the ministry will not restore power to the buildings until the bills are …

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Consumers must clear bills or risk power supply cut – MEW; Interface links all transactions to dues clearance

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng. Mohammad Boushahri affirmed that the ministry will implement an electronic interface that will link it with other government bodies so that no transaction will go through for any consumer until the dues that he or she owes the …

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MEW will stick to new billing system: Minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 8: Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouq renewed the pledge to consumers that the ministry will stick to the new electricity billing system without resorting to any further upward review compliant with the billing system approved by the National Assembly over a year ago if …

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Electricity, water tariffs sanctioned

KUWAIT CITY: Minister of Oil, Electricity, and Water Essam Al-Marzouq on Thursday sanctioned the new tariffs of electricity and water consumption provided for in law No. 20/2016. The price of a kilowatt for the investment and commercial sector will be five fils, and KD 2 for a thousand gallons of …

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MEW will fix loopholes recorded during trial phase of smart meters

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 8: The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) will rectify all loopholes recorded during the experimental phase of the installation of smart meters about a year ago to check their efficiency and capacity to manage demand for electricity, reports Arab Times daily quoting informed sources. Sources affirmed …

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Executive bylaws concerning new power, water tariffs issued

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Eng. Essam Al-Marzouq has issued executive bylaws of law No. 20/2016 concerning the new electricity and water usage charges, which will be published in the official gazette next Sunday. According to the executive bylaws, the minister will …

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Nationality law, power & water tariffs discussed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: Head of the Political Office of Thawabet Al-Umma Bloc, former lawmaker Bader Al-Dahoum, disclosed that members of the bloc held a meeting at the office of its Secretary General MP Mohammed Hayef recently, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press release, Al-Dahoum noted the meeting discussed several …

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