Distribution utility

Distribution utility (DU) refers to any private corporation, or government-owned utility which has a franchise to operate a economic zones. (Sec. 4(g), Anti-Obstruction of Power Lines Act, Republic Act No. 11361, August 8, 2019)

Distribution utility is any electric cooperative, private corporation, government-owned utility, or existing local government unit (LGU) which has an exclusive franchise to operate a distribution system including those whose franchise covers economic zones. (Sec. 4(d), R.A. No. 11285)