EDC awards Negros Occidental electrive cooperative PHP14.6M electrification fund

EDC turned over PHP4.16 million electrification fund to the Negros Oriental 1 Electric Cooperative, Inc. in response to the province’s Energy Regulations (ER) No.1-92, indicating that as host to EDC’s geothermal facility, Negros Oriental is allowed benefits from the Company The initiative is to boost the socio-economic development of the localities and have more efficient utilization of funds, which were previously released by the Department of Energy (DOE).


For 2021, the benefit generated for the community was over PHP4M as our facilities in Valencia, Negros Oriental, have been providing clean, renewable, reliable power 24/7 to Negros Island and other parts of the Visayas region for almost 38 years.