Featured images show Meralco linemen installing new electric power lines along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. The power company has recently announced that there will be a new round of price increases on kilo-watt hour consumption of electricity bills this month that will surely add up to the pain in the pockets of consumers.
According to the power distributor, the new power rate hike is an offshoot of the high price of oil in the world market.
The additional charge for the month of June is P0.39 per kilowatt-hour or around P80 for those consuming 200-kilowatt hours. (Ieshua Jai-ren Asuncion/BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mtvn)