Dubai cuts your Dewa surcharges by up to 33%

Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 30 November 2020: The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has issued a decision to reduce the fuel surcharge for electricity and water.

  • Fuel surcharge for electricity will be 5 fils for kilowatt hour instead of 6.5 fils currently.
  • Fuel surcharge for water will be 0.4 fils for Imperial Gallon instead of 0.6 fils currently.

The fuel surcharge reduction will be applied on electricity and water bills from 1 December 2020.

The fuel surcharge has been cut by 23% for electricity and by 33% for water.

The savings achieved as a result of the increase in solar energy production will be passed to customers, according to a  Supreme Council decision.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice-Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, said: “In light of the increase in the share of clean energy capacity in Dubai’s energy mix to around 9 percent, fuel consumption has decreased. These savings will be reflected in customers’ bills.

”The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy’s decision to reduce the fuel surcharge for electricity and water underlines the wise leadership’s keenness to ensure a decent life for the residents of Dubai,” he added.

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