Water and power to cost less in Dubai from December 1

This decision has been taken on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Man holding a glass of water.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Man holding a glass of water.

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced a reduction in fuel surcharges for electricity and water from December 1, 2020.      

Fuel surcharge for electricity will be 5 fils for a kilowatt hour instead of 6.5 fils currently. Fuel surcharge for water will be 0.4 fils per imperial gallon instead of 0.6 fils currently, Dewa said in a statement on Sunday.

This decision has been taken on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to increase the share of renewable and clean energy in Dubai's energy mix.

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