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Pulse Asia: Majority of Filipinos not satisfied with electricity rates

/ 03:49 PM August 20, 2018

Majority of Filipinos are not satisfied with the current electricity rates, a recent survey conducted by Pulse Asia showed.

Pulse Asia Research director Ana Maria Tabunda said on Monday in a press conference that 84 percent of the respondents in Metro Manila were not pleased with the cost of electricity provided by the Manila Electric Company (Meralco).


Overall, 66 percent of the respondents were disappointed with the cost of electricity nationwide.

Meanwhile, 82 percent of survey respondents are in favor of “having a new option for electric provider or electric security” in the National Capital Region (NCR), 88 percent of adults were open to new electric service providers.


The survey, which was conducted in June among 1,800 respondents, has a nationwide error margin of ±2.3. /ee

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