Nobody likes overpaying. Whatever the purchase, we all want the best deal or at least a fair price tag. Now imagine shelling out US$139 million more than the norm. For an essential service, no less.
That was the story of Filipinos’ electricity bills electricity bills SENATE OF THE PHILIPPINES Gatchalian lauds ERC, Meralco refund of excess electricity bill collections Read more in the first five months of 2022–thanks to unpredictable coal prices. It’s a situation that started more than four years ago, with excess payments reaching US$15 million US$15 million ASIAN POWER Renewables may cut Philippines' electricity rates 30% Read more between May 2018 and May 2019.