ERC approves NPC rate hike, effective in Meralco April bills

Consumers all over the country will soon be saddled with increases in their electricity bills as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) provisionally approved the adjustments in the basic tariff of state-run National Power Corporation.

The approved hike for Luzon grid is at P0.4682 per kilowatt hour (kWh); P1.1460 per kWh in the Visayas; and P0.7147 per kWh for Mindanao.

This will jack up NPC’s basic rate to P4.3648 per kWh for Luzon; P4.0339 per kWh for Visayas; and P2.8177 for Mindanao.

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