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April 27, 2016 at 10:33

New electricity and water charges for expats by September 2017

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Kuwait: The National Assembly yesterday overwhelmingly passed a law allowing the government to hike electricity and water charges for expatriates after completely excluding Kuwaiti citizens. But the application of the new charges will not take effect before Sept 2017, according to the law which states that it will be applied on apartment buildings after 15 months of its publication in the official gazette.

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April 12, 2016 at 10:02

Kuwait ranks first in worldwide electricity consumption

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Kuwait: Ministry of Electricity and Water ’s Undersecretary Mohammad Bushehri said the “idea of creating categories for consumption is in harmony with the idea of fair distribution of subsidies, especially under the growing consumption pattern with all types of consumers, be it private, investment, commercial or industrial sectors.”

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April 7, 2016 at 10:51

Panel rejects govt power tariffs, approves its own

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Kuwait: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday rejected a government draft bill to raise power charges and approved a much milder one made by the committee itself.

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April 6, 2016 at 10:10

New electricity charges by mid 2017

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Kuwait: The implementation of the new electricity charges will start in the middle of 2017 after approval by the Assembly, local daily Kuwait Times reported quoting MP Ahmad Lari, rapporteur of the priorities committee

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June 22, 2015 at 15:14

KISR seeks to minimize power consumption

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Kuwait: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) announced on Monday a plan to launch a project aimed at rationing electrical consumption at residential apartments and commercial towers.

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