EEB Gallery and Bogotá
Origins of electricity in Colombia, a summary from the book "The Colombian Electric Sector, origin, evolution and challenges. One century of development." (1882-1999).
01 March 2016
Panorámica 2 Construcción Charquito Detalle constructivo de obras civiles, canal conductor de aguas para la planta de generación ubicada en el sitio denominado El Charquito, hoy via a Mesitas del Colegio (Cundinamarca), cerca al embalse del Muña, en el Municipio de Sibaté (Cundinamarca).
Charquito - Rio Bogota Amid an atmosphere decomposed by the aftermath of the War of the Thousand Days and heated by the recent loss of Panama, 1905 was a year marked by the beginning of the discussion, in the CEEB, the issue of service public lighting for city streets.
The beginning of EEB (Charquito)
The Charquito Transformer began to operate in - August 1900, the month it should enter into service, and before this date, the city had large light quality poles, good presentation and these did not affect in anyway pedestrians; these will be the support to the electricity network of Samper's that would bring electricity from El Charquito.
Transformer Charquito 2
El Charquito Employees
Bogota Municipal Transportation Company