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Understanding your bill
Account Information

Account Name and Billing Address

The account holder’s name and the address where the bill is delivered.

Account Number

This is a distinct number assigned to each customers of CEDC when applying for a new account.

Meter Serial No.

This is the number used to identify your meter.

Connection Type

This refers to the consumer’s type of service.

Transaction Type

This indicates if your account is exempted from VAT or not.

Feeder No.

This is the particular distribution line where your account is connected.

Bill Information

Bill Month and Billing Period

This is the period covered from which the electric service is being billed

Reading Date

This corresponds to the date when your meter was read. This will also determine the end date of your billing period.

Due Date

The date by which the total current amount due should be settled in order to avoid disconnection of service and/or penalties.

Previous Reading

This refers to the reading on the meter on the previous month.

Present Reading

This refers to the reading on the meter for the current month.


The factor by which a given reading must be multiplied to obtain the equivalent kilo-watt hour usage for the particular month.

KWh Used

This is your electricity usage for the billing period. This is done by subtracting your previous month meter reading from your present month meter reading and then multiplying it with the multiplier.
FORMULA: kWh Used = (Present Reading – Previous Reading) * Multiplier

Bill Summary

Generation Charge

This refers to the pass-through cost of power generated and sold to the distribution utility by the generation companies. This amount is remitted to generation companies and the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM).

Transmission Charge

This refers to the regulated pass-through cost for the use of a transmission system, and the delivery of electricity from power plants to the distribution grid. This amount is remitted to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).

System Loss

This refers to the recovery of power lost due to line loss and other forms of energy loss. This cost is collected by CEDC and is remitted to Generation Companies (SMEC, WESM) and Transmission Company (NGCP).

Distribution Charge

This is the regulated cost of construction, operating and maintaining the distribution system, which brings power from high voltage transmission grids, to commercial/ industrial establishments and to residential end users.

Metering Charge

This is the cost of metering, operation and maintenance of power metering facilities.

Supply Charge

This includes the cost of rendering service to customers, such as, billing, collection, customer assistance and related services.


This includes the Preferential Assessment Rate and other adjustments (if any).

Bill Adjustment

This includes interest earned on Bill Deposits of customers and/or adjustments due to meter reading errors.

Universal Charges

This refers to the charge, if any, imposed for the recovery of stranded debts, stranded contract costs of NPC, and other mandated purposes. This cost is remitted to the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation (PSALM). This charge includes Missionary Electrification, Environmental Fund, NPC Stranded Contract Cost, NPC Stranded Debt and Renewable Energy Development.

Total Current Amount Due

This is the amount you need to pay for the current billing month indicated in the bill..

Total Arrears

This reflects your remaining unpaid balance from the previous billing.

Total Amount Due

This refers to the aggregated cost of your current charges and unpaid balance (if any) from the previous billing under your account.

Monthly Electric Consumption Chart

This bar chart illustrates your 12-month historical electricity consumption.

Disconnection Notice

This is a notification of disconnection for accounts with unsettled bills.

Notice to Customer

This portion of the bill indicates information regarding the billing payments and other related particulars (if any).

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