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Plan to up power tariff gradually step in right direction: real estate official

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Secretary- General of the Real Estate Developers Association Qais Al- Ghanim says the plan to impose increased electricity tariff gradually is a step in the right direction, affirming that fixing the tariff at 5 fils per Watt is a good idea at a time when there …

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Hike in electricity tariffs to stay

KUWAIT CITY: There is no backing down from the decision to hike the electricity tariffs for the investment sector, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources close to the Ministry of Electricity and Water. The hike is expected to become effective from Aug 22, 2017 as had been announced earlier. The ministry …

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Water, electricity charges hike aimed at curbing consumption – ‘Not to collect more money’

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Muhammad Bo Shehri explained the new water and electricity charges for commercial and investment sectors which take effect Monday are aimed at rationalizing consumption of water and electricity, not to collect more money. Bo Shehri assured the price hike does …

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MEW giving priority to residential area connections

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has confirmed giving utmost importance on the connection of water and electricity services to new residential cities as it coordinates with the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) in order to address requests one by one, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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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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