Lopez Group RE portfolio to supply 100MW to Meralco

The Lopez group’s renewable energy (RE) portfolio composed of its First Gen Hydro and its Energy Development Corporation (EDC) geothermal facilities will soon supply 100 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable, reliable power to Metro Manila after it won in the Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) Competitive Selection Process (CSP) for 500MW mid-merit capacity for five years […]

Will Negros Island or Leyte be the first in the country to be 100% powered by RE?

As the Philippines continues to move toward attaining energy security amid worsening climate-related challenges, the islands of Negros and Leyte are making the case for communities fully powered by renewable energy.   The abundance of renewable energy sources in both islands give them the edge over other parts of the country. Key to meeting this […]

Energy Development Corporation wins Quill awards for environmental advocacies

Geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation’s (EDC) three projects that promote environmental conservation received Philippine Quill awards from the International Association of Business Communicators-Philippines.   Now on its 17th year, the Philippine Quill is one of the country’s most prestigious award giving bodies that honors the most reputable organizations and companies which make use of excellent […]

EDC puts up BINHI arboretum in Cebu City

Narra, our national tree, Mangkono, Molave, and more premium  Philippine native tree species will soon be grown and propagated in Cebu City, thanks to the BINHI arboretum of native trees that geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has recently inaugurated in the University of San Carlos (USC) campus in Talamban.   The arboretum was put […]

EDC wins first CSR Guild awards’ most outstanding CSR project in environment

The future has, indeed, taken root for geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) whose BINHI greening legacy program has won the best corporate social responsibility (CSR) project in environment at the League of Corporate Foundation’s 1st CSR Guild Awards.   BINHI is the first corporate-led forest restoration program that has been bridging forest gaps and […]

Tenth batch of future nation builders graduate from EDC’s KEITECH school

One hundred forty four trainees are set to fulfill their dreams after recently graduating from the KEITECH Educational Foundation, Inc. (KEITECH) Leyte Campus.   Coming from different walks of life, some trainees have worked in various fields as househelpers, construction laborers, farm laborers, sales staff (tindera/tindero) before enrolling in KEITECH. Some of them were grade […]

Mt. Apo’s Manobo tribe gets royalty from power plants’ operation

With tribe leaders imploring their ancestors to bless the project site for the next quarter century, the Manobo people at the foot of Mt. Apo have allowed a power company to continue operating two geothermal plants in their ancestral domain.   In exchange for royalty from the company’s operation, the Manobo tribe granted Energy Development […]

EDC’s adopted Philippine eagle deployed to Singapore under Wildlife Loan Agreement

Energy Development Corporation (EDC) sent off its adopted Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), Geothermica, to Singapore last June 4th as part of the Wildlife Loan Agreement signed between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), Singapore’s leading wildlife conservation organization.   Upon arrival in Singapore, Geothermica and its potential mate, […]

Mary Mediatrix Medical Center now powered by clean, renewable energy from EDC

The Mary Mediatrix Medical Center (MMMC) is now being powered by clean, reliable power from Lopez-led First Gen Corporation and its subsidiary, Energy Development Corporation (EDC).   Located in Lipa, Batangas, the hospital signed up for a two-year contract for one megawatt (MW) of geothermal power from EDC’s BacMan Geothermal, Incorporated.   “This contract symbolizes […]