Power rates slightly up in October

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 8, 2021   •   318

MANILA, Philippines—Power distributor Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) on Friday announced a slight increase in power rates for October.

In a statement, Meralco said the overall rate for a typical household inched up by only P0.0283 per kWh. This is equivalent to an increase of only around P6 in the total bill of a residential customer consuming 200 kWh.

The electric company explained that the power rate hike is due to the increase in transmission costs and other charges.

Meanwhile, Meralco reiterated that its disconnection activities remain suspended in Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal and Lucena City in Quezon, which are still under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), from October 1 to 15. AAC

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Singil sa kuryente ng Meralco bababa ngayong Enero

Robie de Guzman   •   January 10, 2022

MANILA, Philippines – Magpapatupad ng bawas sa singil sa kuryente ang Manila Electric Company (Meralco) para sa buwan ng Enero.

Ayon sa Meralco, P0.07 kada kilowatt hour (kWh) ang ibababa sa singil sa kuryente.

Katumbas ito ng P15 na bawas sa electric bill ng mga customer na kumukonsumo ng 200kWh kada buwan.

Nasa P24 naman para sa mga gumagamit ng 300kWh, P30 para sa 400kWh, at P37 para sa mga kumukonsumo ng 500kWh.

Ayon sa Meralco, ang bawas singil ay bunsod ng pagbaba ng presyo ng generation charge.

 

Singil sa kuryente ng Meralco muling tataas ngayong Disyembre

Robie de Guzman   •   December 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Muling tataas ang singil sa kuryente ng Manila Electric Company (Meralco) ngayong buwan.

Sa abiso ng kumpanya, nasa P0.314 kada kilowatt hour (kWh) ang madaragdag sa singil sa kuryente dahil sa mataas na presyo ng generation charge.

Ibig sabihin, tataas ng P62 ang bill sa kuryente ng mga kumukonsumo ng 200 kWh kada buwan, P93 sa 300 kWh, P134 sa 400 kWh, at P155 sa mga gumagamit ng 500 kWh kada buwan.

Ito na ang ika-siyam na magkakasunod na buwan ng pagpapatupad ng dagdag-singil ng Meralco.

Meralco to implement series of rate increases due to Malampaya shutdown

Maris Federez   •   November 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Another price rate increase awaits Manila Electric Company (Meralco) consumers this November.

Meralco, in a recent advisory, announced that it will implement a series of rate increases to start this month until March next year.

Meralco said this is due to the 20-day maintenance shutdown of the Malampaya Natural Gas Facility last October.

The rate increase that will be imposed this month is pegged at Php0.32 per kilowatt-hour.

The next increase which is at Php0.13 per kilowatt-hour will be applied from December to March.

Meralco clients consuming up to 200-kilowatt hours per month will have a P65 increase reflected in this month’s bill.

Those who consume 300 and 500-kilowatt hours per month will have Php97 and Php162 increases, respectively. —/mbmf

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