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  • Here’s Everything We Know About the Meralco Prepaid Electricity Service

    Finally a service that will let you pay for electricity like how you would for your prepaid phone's load!
Here’s Everything We Know About the Meralco Prepaid Electricity Service
  • It's not uncommon for moms to worry about their monthly expenses, including the electric bill. This is why most of us are constantly looking for ways to cut down on these expenses.

    Did you know that Meralco offers a Prepaid Electricity Service? The service is suitable for first-time homeowners, businessmen, and investors renting out condo units.

    Here's everything you need to know:

    It uses the Meralco Orange Meter

    With this smart meter, meter reading, disconnection, and reconnection are now automated. This allows you to monitor your consumption anytime. The meter will also power upcoming innovations that will be offered by Meralco.

    Daily account monitoring

    With the Meralco Prepaid Electricity Service, you can monitor your consumption and account status via SMS. The text message will detail your available balance, along with the equivalent kilowatt-hours.

    You can now adjust your daily usage depending on your budget and extend appliance usage without worrying about your expenses.

    You are also notified of every reload when your load is running low, when your account is disconnected or reconnected, and when there are rate adjustments. Be sure to monitor your account regularly through these SMS notifications!

    Loading and payment convenience

    You now have the option to load an amount from P100 to P1,000. No load expiry, no bill shock, and no nakaw load to worry about. You have full control over your household's electricity expenses.

    You can reload at Meralco business centers, Bayad center outlets, e-load retailers and other accredited loading centers. 24/7 loading is available online at www.bayadcenter.comwww.coins.ph, and at convenience stores.

    Growing availability in the metro

    The Meralco Prepaid Electricity Service is now available in the cities of Manila, Makati, Mandaluyong, Pasig, and parts of Rizal.

    Signing up is easy. Just bring one valid government ID, pay P200 minimum initial load that is consumable upon account activation, and wait three days for the meter installation*. For more information, visit www.meralco.com.ph/prepaidelectricity. You can also call 1622-7737 or visit the nearest Meralco Business Center.


    *Additional documents may be required for new customers. The prepaid meter will be installed only upon completion of requirements.

This article was created by Summit Storylabs in partnership with Meralco.