How Meralco will compute electricity bills during COVID-19 lockdown
Manila, Philippines — The Covid-19 has made everyone face great challenges and far-reaching impacts not only on other’s work and lifestyle but also on labor market outcomes. Since most people are unemployed, one of the unfortunate scenarios that could ever happen is the lack of resources to buy food and pay bills, from credit cards, loans, and of course, the electric bill.
Meralco has suspended the physical meter reading during the Luzon-wide lockdown for the safety of Meralco employees and the public, however, a lot of has been asking about the corresponding charges and billing for the upcoming months.
According to Meralco official website, for households with meters last March 17 to April 14, billing will be estimated based on…