First Gen Corporation

First Gen Corporation (First Gen) is the primary holding company for FPH’s power generation and energy-related businesses. It is the pioneer and leader in the natural gas industry, producing 2,959 megawatts (MW) of electricity from indigenous energy sources. First Gen accounts for 23 percent of the country’s gross generation and operates Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the world’s largest integrated geothermal power producer.


Energy Development Corporation

Energy Development Corporation (EDC) is the world’s largest integrated geothermal power producer. Building on its geothermal expertise, EDC has expanded its portfolio of clean and renewable energy sources to include hydro, wind, and solar power. Its 150-MW Burgos Wind Project, the country’s largest wind farm, was awarded Project Finance International’s Asia- Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year, among others.


First Philippine Industrial Park

First Philippine Industrial Park (FPIP) is the Philippines’ largest, contiguous industrial park and is the preferred location of some of the world’s biggest companies. FPIP’s locators and suppliers generate close to 50,000 local jobs and billions of pesos in annual export earnings.

Construction and Energy

First Balfour, Inc.

First Balfour is one of the leaders in transport infrastructure and power facilities construction. A Quadruple A contractor, the company has developed its capabilities to be the partner of choice for international engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors who want to operate in the Philippines. While maintaining its commitment to safety and quality, First Balfour has also diversified its businesses to include distinct capabilities in concrete, geothermal drilling through ThermaPrime Drilling Corporation, equipment rentals, and heavy equipment hauling through Therma One Transport.

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Lopez Group donating P5.5-M worth of lab machines, equipment to Iloilo City’s COVID-19 lab

MANILA — The mayor of Iloilo City on Friday thanked the Lopez family and the Lopez Group of Companies for its proposed P5.5-million worth of medical donations for the Uswag Molecular Laboratory in Molo district, as the city boosts its efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19.

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'No regrets' in ditching coal for clean energy, says First Gen CEO

MANILA - The Lopez Group has no misgivings about its decision to keep coal-fired power plants out of its portfolio, and instead invest in renewable energy, a scion of the Lopez family said on Monday. Federico ‘Piki’ Lopez, Chairman and CEO of First Philippine Holdings Corp (FPH) and First Gen admitted that shutting the door on coal power in 2016 meant walking away from an opportunity to make a profit, and this was not easy to explain to shareholders and analysts.


EDC tagged as one of Asia’s Top Sustainability Advocates

Its pursuit to produce 100% clean and renewable energy as it enhances the environment and empowers its stakeholders accorded Lopez-led geothermal power leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the honor of being Asia’s Top Sustainability Advocate in the recently concluded 2020 Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability (ACES) Awards.


First Gen makes headway in construction of vital LNG hub

First Gen group on Friday finally signed with McConnell Dowell (MCD) an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)contract for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Batangas province, which they expect to start buil­ding within this quarter.

"There is no other group within FPH that has this much opportunity to wield
such a wide sphere of influence among businesses and individuals.

When we do take a stand - whether it be for business, the community,
or even the environment - we find ourselves in a strong position to be a
catalyst for the positive change we desire."

Federico R. Lopez

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer