Press releases


February 2017

Grupo de Energia de Bogota and Idipron give the plaza of 58th Street a new face

17 February 2017

Bogota, D.C., February 17, 2017. Grupo Energia de Bogota (GEB), the Institute for the Protection of Children and Young People (IDIPRON in Spanish), Local City Hall of Chapinero, UAESP, SDIS, DADEP and Aguas Bogota, united to recover the plaza located in 58th Street with 13th Avenue in the locality of Chapinero. 

A beautification day was held at this place and the young people of IDIPRON, together with the support of volunteers from GEB’s “Unidos con Energia” and the UAESP team, made a wall painting that will bring new life to this high-circulation public space, make it more pleasant and safer. 

Astrid Alvarez, president of GEB highlighted that “supporting these initiatives fills us with satisfaction because creating shared value and contributing towards the positive transformation of the city is a priority for Grupo Energia de Bogota. Our volunteer group, ‘Unidos con Energia’, will continue to work closely with IDIPRON in these activities.” 

The volunteer group ‘Unidos con Energia’ is a program that GEB has been developing closely with IDIPRON, through which various social activities that contribute towards the development of boys, girls, teenagers and young people (who are all part of the programs led by this entity) are supported. Currently, the Group has 43 volunteers who besides their contribution strengthen their leadership, integration and social awareness skills. 

GEB will continue supporting these initiatives that make part of its sustainable development policy, whose priority is to generate value for all its stakeholders. 

About Grupo Energia de Bogota 

Grupo Energia de Bogota (GEB), led by Empresa Energia de Bogota, is a joint stock company listed in the Colombian Stock Exchange, which main corporate purpose is the generation, transmission, distribution and commercialization of energy, gas and liquid fuels in all of their forms. 

At present, Grupo Energia de Bogota is the main Multi-Latin electric energy and natural gas company of the region with presence in Colombia, Peru, Guatemala and Brazil. It acts as a “strategic connector”, focused on three Business Units: 

- Urban Energy Solutions, this unit focuses on developing and operating the infrastructure required to meet the electric power and natural gas demand in large cities;

- Interconnection for Market Development, this unit is responsible for connecting power generation sources with consumption mega-centers and large users; and

- Low Emission Generation, this unit focuses on seeking new opportunities in renewable energies in countries where the energy matrix is transitioning to this sustainable and low-emission generation source. 

In 2025, Grupo Energia de Bogota will become the non-mining company with the highest profit in the Colombian market, and its companies’ income will exceed COP $35 trillion coming from its operations in several Latin American countries. Consolidating itself as the most valuable company within the Latin American Integrated Market (MILA in Spanish). 


Luis Miguel Gomez Henao

External Communications Advisor


Cellular Phone: 3108124891


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