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Regulations for new electricity and water tariffs soon

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Ministry of Water and Electricity is on the verge of concluding the executive regulations of Law No. 20/2016 regarding the new electricity and water tariffs, reports Al- Qabas daily. Following is the price of water: ■ Investment, trade and official sectors (KD 4.0 per each 1,000 …

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Power cut eyed for ones not clearing bills: report – Ways to tackle cheating pondered

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Ministry of Electricity and Water is planning to cut off electricity of those who fail to pay their electricity bills, reports Arab Times daily quoting reliable sources. They revealed that the ministry is also planning to form a committee for providing fulltime workers for reading meters and …

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Majority expresses fear about hike in prices of commodities, services – Rise in electricity tariffs too drastic

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: While households are still coping with the increase in petrol prices, many in Kuwait have begun to brace themselves for the rise in electricity tariffs that will have a more significant impact on their wallets. In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their many …

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‘Don’t hike prices of water and electricity now’ – MOCI official says not detected price increase on commodities

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Ministry of Commerce and Industry did not detect any unjustifiable hike in prices of commodities when its officials carried out a procedure to compare the current prices with prices of the beginning of this year, reports Al-Shahed daily. An official source assured that the ministry will …

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Call to expedite field surveys in a bid to install electricity meters

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs at Ministry of Electricity and Water Yousef Al-Ojaili disclosed that the number of employees tasked with carrying out field surveys in investment buildings and commercial complexes to grade and classify them in preparation for the installation of meters in each commercial …

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MEW’s team collects KD 2.5 mn dues from consumers since 2013 – Municipality removes 2,254 violating billboards

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 27: Head of the bill collection team from Ministry of Electricity and Water Khalifa Al-Daub revealed that the team has so far collected dues worth KD 2.5 million from consumers since its inception in January 2013, reports Al-Qabas daily. He said, “Since mid of this year, the …

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Ministry eyes charging consumers for cost of reconnecting electricity supply

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Ministry of Electricity and Water is considering the possibility of charging consumers the cost for reconnecting their electricity supply after it was disconnected due to violations or repair works, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They explained that Kuwait Municipality addresses Ministry of Electricity and Water …

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Electricity usage hits new record of 13,250 MW Sunday

KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Electricity usage hit a new record of 13,250 MW on Sunday, exceeding by 200 MW compared to the previous record, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. They explained that the main reason behind the increase in electricity consumption is the high temperatures in the country which …

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‘No increase in power tariff despite newly planned law’ – Conditions for giving ‘Zakat’ detailed

KUWAIT CITY, June 10: Legal and economic committees in charge of studying the articles of law related to the establishment of Public Authority for Electricity and Water and the financial feasibility completed their assignment recently, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting ministry sources. The same sources explained that government will soon refer …

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EPA preps time schedule to shut down MPW’s waterways along Kuwait bay

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Environment Public Authority (EPA) has prepared a time schedule to shut down Ministry of Public Works’ waterways along Kuwait bay because they pollute the sea with a great amount of sewage and untreated water, and other challenges, says Al Qabas daily. High ranking sources said the …

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