Lopez group raises funds for classrooms in Yolanda areas

The Lopez Group has raised P196 million to complete the construction of typhoon-resilient school rooms in areas hit by super Typhoon Yolanda and other recent disasters by September this year. The school rebuilding program covers the construction of 150 classrooms housed in 66 school buildings in 30 cities and municipalities in 11 provinces – Leyte, Eastern…

Lopez firms to source power from low-carbon suppliers

LOPEZ-LED First Philippine Holdings (FPH) Corp. on Wednesday said its two subsidiaries, Rockwell Land Corp. and First Philippine Industrial Park, will spearhead the group’s environmental effort by sourcing all their power needs from low-carbon suppliers.  The low-carbon preference will serve as a guide in future power-supply contracts to be signed by the two firms, FPH said….

EDC to double wind capacity in 3 years

FPHC said it will aggressively double its wind-power capacity in the next three years.  Francis Giles B. Puno, the company’s president and COO, the company has a 150-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Burgos, Ilocos Norte.  The expansion project will immediately start EDC’s application for feed-in tariff (FiT) once it is approved by the government.  Read more…