School supplies for Yolanda victims. Oscar Lopez (2nd from left), chairman emeritus of Energy Development Corporation (EDC), personally turned over the company’s donation of school supplies intended for EDC’s adopted schools in 16 barangays in Ormoc City and Kananga in Leyte. EDC which operates the country’s largest geothermal project in Leyte donated notebooks, ballpens, pencils, pad papers, and sharpeners. Receiving the donation are Mayor Elmer Codilla of Kananga (3rd from left) and DepEd Superintendent Mariza Magan (4th from left). EDC President and COO Richard Tantoco (1st from left) said that each pack which contains 4 notebooks, 2 pad papers, 2 ballpens, 2 pencils, and 1 sharpener will benefit more than 7,000 pupils in Kananga and Ormoc. Aside from the school supplies, relief goods are supplied daily by EDC to all the barangays in Kananga and Ormoc, and nearby towns. The company also continues to provide medical treatment and medicines to affected residents.
The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is a pioneer in generating 100% clean, renewable, and reliable power as an electricity supplier in the Philippines for over 40 years. With power plants all over Visayas and Mindanao, the company is one of the biggest producers of geothermal energy in Asia and is expanding its reach in the international market, allowing it to offer customers affordable energy rates. EDC also strives to provide the best customer service it can to all its clients by having helpful salespeople and easy to understand contracts. Because of all of this, it is poised to become the premier supplier of electricity for the Philippines’ Green Energy Option Program. EDC takes its mission as a renewable energy provider seriously and goes beyond sustainability by investing in programs that enhance the environment and empower its partner communities, thereby fostering regenerative development. The company has also been working toward being carbon-neutral by improving its energy efficiency, as well as implementing various greening projects to ensure that its mission to provide future generations with a better life remains intact.