TDK enters into power supply deal with EDC

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QUICK READ: Energy Development Corporation set to supply TDK Philippines Corporation with clean and renewable energy from its geothermal facilities.


Lopez-led Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has signed a power supply agreement (PSA) with TDK Philippines Corporation as part of the manufacturing company’s climate change efforts. 


First Gen Corporation’s renewable energy arm will be providing power to TDK Philippines’ manufacturing plant in Laguna from EDC’s Unified Leyte and Green Core Geothermal, Inc. power plants. 


“TDK’s green initiatives, which include cutting down carbon emissions by 50% in 2035 and achieving net-zero by 2050, are aligned with our decarbonization and regeneration mission. We are honored to be your partner in your initiatives, and we are proud to share this journey with you,” First Gen head of marketing and sales Arlene Sy Soriano said.


The agreement is part of TDK Philippines’ commitment to joining solutions to various environmental and social issues related to related change stated in its Environment Policy and Medium Term Plan 2023. 


“The partnership with First Gen is a big step for TDK Philippines to achieve our environmental mission to a cleaner, decarbonized world. TDK will continue to reach its environmental targets from the perspective of the entire supply chain and create value for a sustainable society,” TDK Philippines president and CEO Tomatsu Aiba. 


EDC also has power supply agreements with Silliman UniversityDe La Salle LipaBounty Agro Ventures, Inc., Chioson Development Corp., and Hocheng Philippines Corp.


EDC has over 1,480 megawatts of installed capacity, accounting for 20% of the country’s total RE capacity. 


The Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is the leading 100% clean, renewable energy company in the Philippines, with over 40 years of experience in geothermal technology. With power plants situated across the country, EDC is the world’s largest vertically integrated geothermal company. The company also strives to provide the best customer and value-adding services to all its customers. To learn more about lowering your business’ carbon footprint by shifting to renewable energy, visit or email [email protected]