The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Inc. is reminding its consumers about the implementation of the “one bill policy” to avoid disconnection.
In an advisory yesterday, Lolita Jayme, Ceneco general manager, said member-consumers must pay their bills nine days after receipt. Otherwise, their account will be automatically considered past due.
She said consumers should pay their bills promptly and not wait for the disconnection notice, which is rendered after the due date.
“ Disconnection of electricity service is carried out two days after receiv ing the notice of disconnection ,” she added.
Moreover, she said that w ithin 10 days , after the consumer has not applied for reconnection, Ceneco shall conduct an ocular inspection to prevent illegal reconnections.
Removal of electric meters will be done 30 days after the service is disconnected , she added.
She also reminded the member-consumers to pay their bills at authorized Ceneco outlets.
Meanwhile, Jayme urged the public not to be easily persuaded by gadgets that offer savings or reduction of electricity consumption.
Ceneco has apprehended several illegal gadgets and filed electric pilferage cases against their users , she said.
She said that the meters of the utility firm are not for sale. She also urged the public to report individuals who offer these for sale.*
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