Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has launched geothermal energy powered electric vehicles (EV) in the Philippines in an effort to decarbonise its operations.
As a part of its long-term sustainability goals, these EVs will be rolled out across all EDC sites in the Philippines. The first three EVs launched have been developed in partnership with Hong Equipment and Development Corporation. These EVs will undergo a six-month-long pilot test to assess the need for additional units for the other facilities. The company also plans to launch two additional EVs in 2023. Energy to power the EVs will be sourced from EDC’s Geo 24/7 facilities.