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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).

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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.

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

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