TACLOBAN CITY- Member-consumers of the Leyte II Electric Company (Leyeco) II announces of an increase of the generation charge effective this month. Ma. Rosario Avestruz, general manager of Leyeco II, said that the increase for the generation charge will be at P1.31 per kilowatt hour. Counting with the new rate of the generation charges, the rate for residential consumers will now be pegged at P9.7223 per kilowatt hour, Avestruz said in a pres statement. The increase of the generation charge was due to the “abrupt adjustment implemented by the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) for the August-September 2014 billing.” (JOEY A. GABIETA)