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February 2017

Grupo Energía de Bogotá protects the archaeologic heritage in Peru

02 February 2017

Bogotá D.C., February 2, 2017. Cálidda, a company in which Grupo Energía de Bogotá has a 60% stake, is the first private company to be part of the "Lima, the city of the huacas" program of the Peruvian Ministry of Culture. The program seeks to promote actions aimed at protecting pre-Hispanic archaeological monuments, representing hundreds of years of history.

In this process, Cálidda will collaborate with the implementation of the Huaca Mangomarca in San Juan de Lurigancho and the construction of a cultural center, which will become major tourist and cultural attractions of Lima.

This program seeks to engage local governments, private companies and the civil society; to develop initiatives with which the cultural identity can be recovered along with the development of the cities' necessary infrastructure. The company has also been responsible for coordinating joint activities that promote sustainable development.

For Grupo Energía de Bogotá, participating in and supporting these initiatives is part of its commitment to integral excellence in sustainable development.

Cálidda is part of the companies that Grupo Energía de Bogotá has framed within the Urban Energy Solutions strategy, focused on developing and operating the necessary infrastructure to meet the demand for electricity and natural gas in large cities with high energy consumption.

Currently, Cálidda holds a 33-year concession to design, build and operate the natural gas distribution system in the department of Lima and the Constitutional Province of Calao in Peru, a pioneer public service model in Peru, contributing to improving the quality of life of the population and preserving the environment. Cálidda brings natural gas to more than 2 million Peruvians, 524 large industries and 225.000 vehicles that have been converted to natural gas.

About Grupo Energía Bogotá

Grupo Energía de Bogotá (GEB), led by Empresa Energía de Bogotá, is a joint stock company listed in the Stock Exchange Market of Colombia, whose main corporate purpose is the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of energy, natural gas and liquid fuels in all of their forms.

Grupo Energía de Bogotá is the main Multi-­‐Latin power and natural gas company in the region with presence in Colombia, Peru, Guatemala and Brazil. The Company acts as “strategic connector”, focusing on three Business Groups:

-­‐  Urban Energy Solutions, focusing on the development and operation of the infrastructure required to meet the power and natural gas demand in large cities;

-­‐ Interconnection for Market Development, which is responsible for connecting power generation sources with large consumption centers and large users; and 

-­‐ Low Emission Generation, which focuses on seeking new opportunities in renewable energies in countries leading the transition of the energy matrix to this source of sustainable and low emission energy.

By 2025, Grupo Energía de Bogotá will be the most profitable non-mining company in the Colombian market, and its companies will generate revenues of over 35 billion COP from its operations in multiple Latin American countries. Thus consolidating itself as the most valuable in the Latin American Integrated Market (MILA).



Luis Miguel Gómez Henao

External Communications Advisor


Cell phone: 3108124891





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