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Price Reform in Kuwait’s Electricity and Water Sector – Assessing the Net Benefits in the Presence of Congestion

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OIES paper: MEP 9
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Kuwait’s domestic electricity and water sector has been in disarray for several years, struggling with fast-rising demand for several decades as a result of rapid industrialization, population growth, rising living standards as well as due to the artificially low utility prices set by the government. We use a model-based methodology to compare the current pricing scheme against an alternative where consumer prices are raised to market levels and consumers are on average compensated by cash tr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Publication date:
2014
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ora:10429

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