Is renewable energy unreliable? and other questions about RE answered

MANILA, Philippines – The world is well aware of the dangers of climate change.   It’s good for the environment but can it really power homes and businesses 24/7?   Just this March, Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish kid, sparked a climate revolution led by children like herself around the globe. It’s dubbed as the […]

Looking climate change straight in the eye

MANILA, Philippines – At least 90 people were killed by natural calamities in September.   The bunkhouse chapel that a mining community ran to for refuge during the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) was squashed and buried after a massive landslide hit Barangay Ucab in Itogon, Benguet. Five days after, another landslide hit […]

EDC to directly remit ER1-94 benefits to Leyte beneficiaries this year

Beneficiaries of Lopez-owned and geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) in Ormoc and Kananga, Leyte will soon reap the benefits of hosting its geothermal plants directly from the company after recently signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to establish trust accounts for their accrued financial benefits.   The MOA between EDC and its beneficiaries will […]

Ormoc City recognizes EDC’s part in its history on charter day

The day’s series of events kicked off in the morning with the blessing of the new geothermal wellhead figure at the rotonda in Barangay San Pablo, Ormoc City. The seven-meter figure is an actual part of EDC’s oldest and biggest geothermal facility that straddles between Ormoc City and the province of Kananga, Leyte.  The wellhead […]