The cost of power from IPPs-which accounted for 41.4 percent of Meralco's supply-decreased by 22.39 centavos
per kwh mainly due to the depreciation of the peso against the US dollar.
Transmission charges to residential consumers rose by 2.88 centavos
a kwh, while taxes and other charges went up by 35.72 centavos
'The total is eight centavos
. That would be the full impact for Meralco customers this year,' Fernandez said.
En el vertedero donde trabaja Padilla, por ejemplo, Ecoce paga 80 centavos
el kilogramo, con un bono de 2 centavos
el kilo cuando Los pepenadores recogen mas de 30 toneladas en un mes.
BBVA-Bancomer said in early February it posted fourth-quarter earnings per share of 19 centavos
, slightly below estimates of between 20 and 21 centavos
, the result of upping the funds set aside to pay bad loans, analysts said.
Consumers should brace for an increase in their electricity bills starting June after the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) approved a higher feed-in-tariff allowance (FiT-All) rate of 25.63 centavos
per kilowatt-hour (kWh).
The region's Purchasing Power of Peso (PPP) was 82 centavos
in March, weaker than the 83 centavos
the previous month.