6 days Solon tells Meralco: Be transparent, conduct actual reading Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines---Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Velasco said the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) "has a lot of explaining to do" after a string of bill charges that surged way past the norms of households during the lockdown. During Friday's hearing of the Joint Congressional Energy Commission, Meralco was asked to explain the increase in electricity charges and the "convenience fee" it has placed on its customers. Velasco, who is co-chair with Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, also asked Meralco to charge its customers based on their actual power consumption after the growing complaints on the massive spike in electricity bills. "We want Meralco ... more