EWA: Electricity Production Cost 30 Fils/KW, Sold at 3 Fils Only
The Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) said that the electricity production cost is 30 Fils/KW, however it is subsidized and sold at 3 Fils only. The authority added that the water production cost is 750 Fils/m2, however it is sold at 70 Fils only.
NOA: Electricity and Water Authority Reconnects Power Supply to Consumer with 66,000 BD Debt
National Audit Office report for the years 2016-2017 said that the Electricity and Water Authority did not take any measures against consumers who stopped paying the bills over long periods of time.
Electricity Authority Official Says Will Continue to Lift Subsidies on Power, Final Raise in Price in 2019
Deputy Director General at Electricity and Water Authority in Bahrain, Adnan Fakhro, said that the Authority is continuing its strategy to gradually lifting the subsidies on electricity for foreigners and Bahraini nationals’ second account.
Electricity & Water Authority Denies Raising Costs, Says It’s Printed on Bills
The Electricity & Water Authority denied on Sunday (July 9, 2017) raising the cost on electricity and water for Bahraini users, noting that the cost is printed on the back of electricity and water bills for years.
Bahrain Faces Sensitive Economic Conditions, Electricity Authority in Dire Need for Revenue Increase
Bahraini daily newspaper Al-Wasat, said that the government had expressed reservations on two proposals presented by the Council of Representatives, suggesting a reduction in electricity and water bills, reminding them of the country’s sensitive economic conditions.
Bahraini MP: Law Permits Cutting off Water, Electricity & Phone Network from Area Witnessing “Terrorist Acts”
Bahrain Mirror: MP Khalid Al-Shaer: “A police officer can cut off water, electricity and communications network from an entire village under the pretext that it is witnessing terrorist acts.”
Local Newspaper: Electricity Subsidies to be lifted in January 2016
Bahrain Mirror: Al-Ayam newspaper said there is a Bahraini governmental inclination to lift the subsidies on electricity starting from January 2016.
Bahrain’s Electricity & Water Authority Tells Families to Pay Bills or Else Have Electricity Cut Off
Bahrain Mirror: The Al-Wasat newspaper said that the Electricity and Water Authority asked Bahraini families to choose between paying the bills or having the electricity cut off.
Amid Significant Rise in Temperatures...Bahraini Family with no Electricity in Sitra
Um Nassim said that "the Electricity and Water Authority has more than once cut the power" in her home, "despite knowing the conditions of the family."