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Up to Dh10m fine for violations in Abu Dhabi energy sector

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on October 21, 2020 | Last updated on October 21, 2020 at 12.02 pm
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The decision applies to all licensed entities, service providers, real estate developers, facility owners, energy services companies and individuals.

The Department of Energy in Abu Dhabi has announced a new set of violations and administrative fines to secure energy infrastructure and protect end-users.

According to the new schedule, 72 violations are announced with fines varying from Dh2,000 to Dh10 million. The decision applies to all licensed entities, service providers, real estate developers, facility owners, energy services companies and individuals.

A Dh10 million fine will be issued for restricting, distorting or preventing competition in the energy sector or damaging consumer interest in any way. Licensed entities that impose fees, tariffs and prices that have not been approved or do not comply with the law will have to pay Dh500,000 in fine.

Those who fail to comply with the environment, health and safety management systems of the department will be subject to Dh100,000 fine while the facility owners who violate the installation and fittings standards approved by the department will have to pay Dh50,000 fine.





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