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Old Nov 26th 2008, 10:47 am
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Yep, that's the most ridculous thing I have ever heard, someone who works for DEWA told me that government officials have propsed this as apparently things are so tight that it's to save money. The proposed "blackouts" are supposed to be from 12 midnight until 5am.

I think this must only affect residential but surely there is no way they could do that, it would cause chaos!! Think of your fridge and freezer defrosting everyday and no aircon!!

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Default Re: Dubai To Turn Electric and Water off overnight?

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Yep, that's the most ridculous thing I have ever heard, someone said told me and apparently things are so tight that it's to save money. The proposed "blackouts" are supposed to be from 12 midnight until 5am.

I think this must only affect residential but surely there is no way they could do that, it would cause chaos!! Think of your fridge and freezer defrosting everyday and no aircon!!

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Old Nov 26th 2008, 10:50 am
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Dont be silly either someone is pulling your leg or your trying to pull ours ?
I said the same thing to my source, he couldn't believe it either, it is utterly ludacris.

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Old Nov 26th 2008, 11:09 am
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Default Re: Dubai To Turn Electric and Water off overnight?

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Yep, that's the most ridculous thing I have ever heard, someone who works for DEWA told me that government officials have propsed this as apparently things are so tight that it's to save money. The proposed "blackouts" are supposed to be from 12 midnight until 5am.

I think this must only affect residential but surely there is no way they could do that, it would cause chaos!! Think of your fridge and freezer defrosting everyday and no aircon!!

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wouldn't surprise me... still can't understand why no one thought solar power was a good idea out here
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wouldn't surprise me... still can't understand why no one thought solar power was a good idea out here
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Default Re: Dubai To Turn Electric and Water off overnight?

Originally Posted by Bison View Post
Yep, that's the most ridculous thing I have ever heard, someone who works for DEWA told me that government officials have propsed this as apparently things are so tight that it's to save money. The proposed "blackouts" are supposed to be from 12 midnight until 5am.

I think this must only affect residential but surely there is no way they could do that, it would cause chaos!! Think of your fridge and freezer defrosting everyday and no aircon!!

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Default Re: Dubai To Turn Electric and Water off overnight?

Originally Posted by Bison View Post
Yep, that's the most ridculous thing I have ever heard, someone who works for DEWA told me that government officials have propsed this as apparently things are so tight that it's to save money. The proposed "blackouts" are supposed to be from 12 midnight until 5am.

I think this must only affect residential but surely there is no way they could do that, it would cause chaos!! Think of your fridge and freezer defrosting everyday and no aircon!!

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