Ted Eviota obtained his law degree from the Ateneo de Manila University school of law in 1988. After a stint with the infrastructure arm of government, Ted honed his operational experience with FPPC/BPPC, which operated the 225MW Bauang power plant and the 75MW Panay diesel power plant in Iloilo City. He helped develop and acquire numerous power plants, including the 1.6MW Agusan and 112MW Pantabangan-Masiway hydroelectric power plants.
Ted is recognised as one of the top 100 lawyers in the Philippines and is in charge of Dime & Eviota Law Firm’s energy, infrastructure and commercial projects, including 100MW of solar PV in Mindanao, and 300MW of coal and biomass projects in the north. Ted assisted the government in crafting the Green Energy Option Program and the Asian Development Bank in waste-to-energy programmes.
He is active with industry-affiliated groups, including as a long-time corporate secretary of the Philippine Independent Power Producers Association (PIPPA), which comprises the largest power companies in the country, and the Philippine Solar Power Alliance (PSPA). Ted was recently elected a trustee of the Energy Lawyers Association of the Philippines (ELAP).