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Codensa and Emgesa: The first companies of the country’s electricity sector to achieve the "equipares" Gold Labor Equality Seal

07/03/2018 / • International Women's Day set the stage for CODENSA and EMGESA to receive the Gold Labor Equality Seal, awarded by the Ministry of Labor, in recognition of the work carried out to implement the policies and practices that promote gender equality. • Some of the figures that support this distinction include: in 2017, the percentage of female hires was nearly 40% and, in selection processes, it was ensured that 50% of the candidates were women.

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  • 27/07/2018Codensa increased investments by 21.1% in 1h 2018

    Financial Results 1H 2018
  • 20/03/2018Codensa inaugurates the first minigrid powered by renewable energy in Cundinamarca

    • Through this project, more than 20 families from the Buenavista District in the Municipality of Paratebueno, 230 km away from Bogotá, that did not have energy at home, will now be able to enjoy this service. • The first minigrid of Cundinamarca (electricity distribution network powered by renewable energy) consists of a photovoltaic system made up of 72 panels, a bank of batteries and a diesel generator.
  • 27/02/2018Codensa boasts strong results and reaches all-time high in investments in 2017

    Financial Results 2017
  • 14/02/2018Codensa launches modern Service Center in the Restrepo neighborhood in Bogotá

    • The new center has an innovative smart window to enable self-service of some transactions and even contact a virtual consultant. • This is one of the most crowded venues in the city that will serve approximately 12,500 customers per month. • This new headquarters features all physical requirements to facilitate access and service for people with disabilities.
  • 13/12/2017Recommendations for safely paying the Codensa bill at correspondent banks

    • On average, CODENSA receives 1.5 million monthly payments through correspondent banks, a figure that equals 50% of the total collected. • CODENSA encourages keeping in mind a series of tips for users to avoid making payments in fraudulent bank branches.
  • 05/12/2017Codensa, CAR and the Municipal City Hall will reforest the Soacha river area

    • ‘Reforesting Soacha’ forms part of CODENSA’s initiatives on Creating Shared Value in the Compartir Substation Project’s area of influence. • Through this initiative, we are seeking to support the Soacha River’s restoration process, strengthen environmental education, contribute to the area’s beautification and involve the community in the process of sowing.
  • 27/11/2017Nemocón updates the totality of its public lighting with LED technology

    • Nemocón becomes the second municipality in Cundinamarca operated by CODENSA to have the totality of its public lighting with this technology. • The main benefits of LED technology in municipal public lighting is lower energy consumption and a more efficient and environmentally-friendly operation. • To date, CODENSA has installed more than 3,000 LED lights in the department.
  • 14/11/2017New alliance between Codensa, Car-B and Grupo Éxito to drive electric mobility

    • This alliance seeks to get people to know electric mobility in the city and thus contribute to Bogotá’s transformation. • Through a digital app, users will be able to rent electric vehicles which will be located at different Éxito stores and Carulla supermarkets in Bogotá.
  • 30/10/2017Codensa’s net income increased by 14.8% in 9m 2017

    Financial results 9M 2017
  • 13/10/2017Maintenance work at San Mateo substation

    CODENSA announces that on Saturday morning and on Monday afternoon technical intervention works will be carried out at the San Mateo substation, located in the municipality of Soacha.
  • 18/09/2017Codensa implements intense pruning plan in girardot to improve service quality

    • This will be a two-week continuous plan where, in average, 150 trees will be pruned daily. • After this, the Company will continue regular maintenance works, both in pruning and modernization of infrastructure.
  • 11/09/2017Codensa puts new Guacheta Substation into operation in northern Cundinamarca

    • The new substation will benefit more than 25,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers from the municipalities of Guachetá, Lenguazaque and Fúquene. • The commissioning of this substation contributes to the improvement of CODENSA's energy service quality indicators in the northern part of the department of Cundinamarca.
  • 28/08/2017Codensa will change business hours at its service centers for Cundinamarca customers

    • The changes in the business hours of the branches in the department's different municipalities will be made as of next Friday, September 1, 2017. • Thanks to these changes, CODENSA will extend its time availability for in-person service of Cundinamarca customers by 266 additional hours per month.
  • 16/08/2017Codensa is deploying a mobile solution to modernize the network and address contingencies

    • The new mobile electrical substation is a quick, safe and reliable solution to supply electricity in the event of a failure in the Company's conventional high-voltage substations or when carrying out maintenance work that requires removing any of them from service.
  • 01/08/2017New Codensa communication channels for Cundinamarca customers are increasingly used

    • These communication channels correspond to 44 virtual offices and 30 public cell phones, implemented as customer service solutions in more than 60 municipalities in Cundinamarca. • These measures have benefited families in Cundinamarca as they are easy and free solutions through which users can perform processes without leaving their municipality.
  • 25/07/2017Codensa’s net income increased by 15.7% in 1h 2017

    Financial Results 1H 2017
  • 24/07/2017Codensa, ready to face the windy season

    • The investment in the Faults from Winds and Kites Mitigation Plan this year amounts to COP 2,000 million. • In addition to the technical plan, the Company is carrying out an educational and preventive campaign in 45 schools and 78 parks of Bogotá and Cundinamarca.
  • 24/07/2017Talks continue between Codensa and The Sopó Mayor’s Office regarding payment of the electricity supplied for public lighting

    In order to continue with negotiations and the agreement process between CODENSA and the Sopó Mayor’s Office as regards the municipality´s debt payment of the electricity supplied for public lighting pending since March 2015, today, on Monday, July 24, 2017, a new meeting was held to learn about the conclusions reached after reviewing the last documents requested by the Local Administration and the proposal submitted by CODENSA two weeks ago.
  • 18/07/2017Codensa and Emgesa among the companies with best anti-corruption practices in the country

    • CODENSA and EMGESA exceeded the essential requirements to join the list of the EAA initiative, which makes them examples in the country in regards to anti-corruption practices and activities related to compliance and business ethics in Colombia.
  • 11/07/2017Following the clarification of concerns by Codensa, The Sopó City hall requested time to review the payment proposal submitted by the company

    Today, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, a meeting was held between CODENSA and the Local Administration of Sopó, in order to carry on with the meetings between the two parties to reach an agreement regarding the payment of City Hall's debt to the Company since March 2015, concerning the electricity supplied for the municipality's public lighting.
  • 09/06/2017Codensa carried out the largest simultaneous safety observation in the country

    • More than 700 of the Company’s employees took part in the first mass safety observation carried out in Colombia. • The Company’s safety indicators have shown an improvement of 900% over the last seven years. • The Company's management has been recognized by national and international entities, and even the good practices on the matter have been shared with companies of the sector in the country, as well as in Latin America.
  • 08/06/2017Codensa and Emgesa, ready to implement new standards in their sustainability reports

    • The Companies took part in the launch of the new GRI Standards. • CODENSA and EMGESA are committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • 07/06/2017Codensa launches "Vital Energy" for oxygen-dependent customers

    • The pilot version of the program was created to provide oxygen-dependent customers with backup energy in the event of a failure in the power supply. • The service is provided through portable batteries, which provide medical equipment with fallback energy for two hours. • To date, 65 CODENSA customers have accessed the pilot program.
  • 06/06/2017Startup of the first mini-power plant for coffee production in Cundinamarca

    • More than 100 people from coffee-growing families in the municipality of Viotá will benefit thanks to the electrification and startup of this mini-power plant. • This mini-power plant will ferment, wash and dry the coffee production of more than 20 families from the Alto Palmar district, associated through Asopalmares.
  • 05/06/2017First 100% electric articulated bus is operating in the Transmilenio System

    • On Monday, June 5, the first 100% electric articulated bus began circulating in TransMilenio, along a route that will run from Portal Suba known as the G71 - C71 route. • This pilot project will be used to gather essential information to complement the fleet renewal process underway, launched by this administration.
  • 22/05/2017Preventative maintenance work in La Dorada substation

    CODENSA reports that on Tuesday, May 23, it will carry out preventative maintenance works on the La Dorada substation. It will therefore be necessary to suspend energy service to the clients served by this substation. The Company programmed this operation from 8 in the morning until 12 noon this Tuesday.
  • 17/05/2017Mintic and Codensa merge to implement more inclusive communication channels

    • CODENSA will put two technological tools in service for communication with hearing and visually impaired clients, delivered by MinTIC. • These tools add to the inclusive initiatives developed by CODENSA in order to make infrastructure and communication more accessible by the consultants. • This technology will benefit more than one thousand hearing and visually impaired clients each month.
  • 09/05/2017Connection of new line of transmission in Muña Substation

    CODENSA reports that on Wednesday, May 10, it will connect a new transmission line in the Muña Substation. It will therefore be necessary to suspend energy service to the clients served by this substation. In order to impact as little as possible, the Company scheduled these works in the early morning, from Wednesday, May 10, at 11 p.m. to Thursday, May 11, at 4 a.m.
  • 05/05/2017The Enel Group, sponsor of the 100th Giro d’Italia

    The Enel Group, which is located in Colombia through CODENSA and EMGESA, will be a sponsor for the second consecutive year of the Giro d'Italia on its 100th anniversary.
  • 04/05/2017Codensa and Emgesa are joining the District's "No Car" Day

    • After accepting the challenge proposed by the District Secretariat of Habitat, CODENSA and EMGESA have joined in order for their employees to go to work by bicycle. • All day on May 4, the parking lots of both corporate headquarters will be adapted for employees to park their bicycles.
  • 02/05/2017The Codensa operation, ready for the rainy season

    • The Company intensifies and has all the technical, logistical and human resources to cope with the ongoing rainy season. • The failures caused by the increased rainfall so far this season have increased by 52%. • Failure repair times, both in the city and in rural areas, have increased due the difficult mobility during the rains, access to the sites due to landslides or fallen trees on the roads.
  • 27/04/2017Codensa’s net income increased by 32.7% in 1Q 2017

    1Q 2017 Financial Results
  • 12/04/2017Two stories, one 42-kilometer goal

    • Two employees from CODENSA and EMGESA, companies of the Enel Group, will participate in the legendary Boston Marathon on April 17. • Rud Salazar and Francis Pardo achieve a balance between their work and personal life, which allows them to very successfully carry out an additional activity.
  • 12/04/2017Codensa recommendations to stay safe this easter

    If you and your family are planning to travel outside the city on these days, CODENSA recommends the following to prevent possible electricity-related incidents.
  • 05/04/2017Maintenance work at Salitre substation

    CODENSA announces that today, as of 12 am, it will begin carrying out repairs on some equipment at the Salitre substation, which is why it must suspend its services for clients who use this substation for approximately three hours.
  • 24/03/2017Codensa and Emgesa improve installations in educational institutions in Cundinamarca

    • With the volunteer program, “Good Energy for your School,” CODENSA and EMGESA improve the installations in educational institutions located in rural areas in the Department of Cundinamarca. • The last activity was developed in the Ubalá municipality.
  • 22/03/2017Codensa moves forward with the goal of providing energy to 100% of homes in Cundinamarca

    • With an investment of around COP 3,400 million in 2016, CODENSA provided energy to 400 families in rural areas in the department of Cundinamarca, which previously did not have this. • The main regions that have seen the benefits from the project are Ubaté, Almeidas, Sabana and Tequendama. • The Company’s goal is to bring energy to 1,600 more homes in 2017.
  • 21/03/2017Codensa reestablishes service to clients affected by the tree fall on the Mosquera-Bogotá Road

    • The tree took down four sections of medium and low voltage networks, a utility post and a transformer. • Three hours after the incident, service was reestablished to 91% of clients.
  • 09/03/2017Successful issuance of local bonds by Codensa for $430,000 million COP

    • CODENSA had a demand for more than $850,000 million COP, equivalent to 2.5 times the offer. • The Bonds placed are part of the CODENSA’s Ordinary Bond Issue and Placement Program. • The resources will be used to refinance financial obligations and finance the investment plan.
  • 09/03/2017Codensa and Emgesa rang the bell for Gender Equality at the Colombia Stock Exchange

    • The symbolic act “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” was held today at the Colombia Stock Exchange as part of the International Women’s Day. • For more than five years, CODENSA and EMGESA, member companies of the Enel Group, have been implementing initiatives aimed at promoting equal workspaces. • About 30% of CODENSA and EMGESA’S staff are made up of women, a challenging number for a male-majority sector, as is the electric sector.
  • 08/03/2017Beneficiary of The Peace and Development Program of Central Magdalena, supported by Codensa and Emgesa, recognized by the Cafam Women Award

    • Elena Tinoco was recognized for her participation in the Peace and Development Program of Central Magdalena and for her leadership in the Training School for Comprehensive Community Excellence. • CODENSA and EMGESA have been supporting the Peace and Development Program of Central Magdalena for seven years, assisting the implementation of its methodology in the Companies’ areas of influence in support of peace-building.
  • 23/02/2017Codensa’s net income increased 5% during 2016

    2016 Financial Results
  • 04/01/2017Codensa and Gimnasio Vermont school develop project with solar energy

    • The project includes the installation, operation and maintenance of a photovoltaic system consisting of 40 solar panels with the capacity of generating 38 KWh/day of energy, equal to the daily consumption of 95 computers.
  • 06/12/2016Enel renews place in the ftse4good index

    Enel S.p.A. has once again been confirmed in the prestigious FTSE4Good index, which includes companies on the basis of their performance in areas like the fight against climate change, governance, respect for human rights and anti-corruption. Enel’s presence in the index was renewed following FTSE4Good’s December 2016 review.
  • 25/11/2016Codensa informs 11/25/2016

    The Company wishes to clarify the following regarding last night's incident in downtown Bogotá involving a vehicle displaying a Codensa contractor logo:
  • 01/11/2016Codensa’s Ebitda increases 11% in 9m 2016

    9M Financial Results 2016
  • 28/10/2016Codensa in the forefront in Latin America for electric mobility

    Over the last decade, CODENSA has worked on developing infrastructure in Colombia to boost electric mobility, both private and public, assessing the needs for electrical infrastructure to meet the energy demand of vehicles and implement the charging system they require.
  • 12/10/2016Codensa expands the Termozipa substation to respond to the growing energy demand in Cundinamarca

    CODENSA concluded its expansion work in the Termozipa substation, located in the municipality of Tocancipa, which was done in order to strengthen the area's service reliability, expand its capacity, and respond to the growing demand, both residential and industrial, in the municipalities of Sopo, Tocancipa, and Gachancipa.
  • 15/09/2016Codensa successfully places local bonds for $90,000 million cop

    • CODENSA received demands for more than COP $433.000 million, equivalent to 4,8 times the offer. • This issuance is part of CODENSA’s Local Bond Program. • The use of funds is to finance the company’s capital investments.
  • 13/09/2016Codensa implements a novel service monitoring center to optimize customer service

    · Codensa is the first public utilities company to create a space in order to monitor the operation of all customer service channels. · The Service Monitoring Center provides a complete view of all channel activities and allows to immediately react to delays and congestions. · This Center has resulted in 80% of clients getting answers in less than 10 minutes at the Service Centers, 85% of all calls being answered in less than 30 seconds.
  • 09/09/2016Codensa cup - Enel: Let's play for values

    • The 5th soccer tournament is free, its basic purpose being exalting and promoting eight basic coexistence values: solidarity, responsibility, loyalty, honesty, trust, commitment, and fair play. • For the Company, this is a bet to help forming better citizens and decisively contribute with the youngsters' educational process.
  • 06/09/2016Codensa enters the era of intelligent electric power readings

    • CODENSA brings to the country the most modern intelligent electric power reading technology. • Intelligent reading is the first step towards network digitization, an essential condition to help Bogotá become the first intelligent city in the country. • CODENSA has the support and experience of the ENEL Group, developer of this intelligent electric power reading technology, already tested in 40 million meters installed in Italy and in Spain and undergoing tests in Romania and Chile.
  • 18/08/2016Atmospheric discharges are affecting the energy service at a national level

    • The circumstance directly affected two transmission lines, taking out of service the Guavio Hydroelectric Station during 30 minutes. • In Bogotá and Cundinamarca, some 700,000 clients were left with no electric power during approximately 2 hours, the service fully returning at 11:20 PM yesterday.
  • 26/07/2016Codensa’s net income up 16.4% in the first half of 2016

    1H2016 Financial Results
  • 01/07/2016The Codensa client ombudsman celebrates 15 years with the Corporate Social Responsibility Andesco award

    ● CODENSA received the Corporate Social Responsibility Andesco award as the Best Corporate Governance Environment for public utilities and communications companies, for its Client Ombudsman's Office initiative and management. ● CODENSA was the first public utilities company in Colombia to voluntarily create the Client Ombudsman Office 15 years ago as a tool to improve balance between the company and its clients.
  • 16/06/2016Unfortunate accident of three persons stealing Codensa electric power cables

    The Company makes a call to everyone in order to prevent such mortal accidents upon illegally handling its electric infrastructure.
  • 13/06/2016Codensa launches the first "Hackathon" of the country's most important energy sector

    ● CODENSA is seeking enterprising people with innovative ideas regarding energy efficiency, in order to support them. ● Those interested may enter their work teams until July 14, 2016, at www.retoecodensa.com, and participate in the classification process. ● The Hackathon winner will receive COP $20 million and the Codensa support to develop its project within the company.
  • 17/05/2016Enel’s renewables and smart technology solutions to power the FIA formula E championship

    • The Group brings smart metering, energy management, renewable energy generation, storage and charging technologies to drive technological advancement in the world’s first fully-electric racing series. • The entire Formula E operations will become carbon neutral thanks to the championship’s partnership with Enel. • The future of racing powered by advanced energy.
  • 15/03/2016Emgesa and Codensa achieve near-50% reduction in energy consumption across their offices

    • With more than 15 internal initiatives implemented since March 7, the companies have been able to make this significant reduction. • Employees and managers of EMGESA and CODENSA actively participate in the internal campaign MODO AHORRO (Saving Mode), whose slogan is “we turn off the lights and turn on our commitment,” in order to reduce energy consumption in the workplace and to do the same at home.
  • 10/03/2016Codensa’s “consumption simulator”: A key tool to know how to save energy

    • This digital tool allows clients to have an energy consumption guide for home appliances and to know how much they would save by decreasing their use. • The “Consumption Simulator” considers parameters like socioeconomic level, amount of people who live in the household, and the number of home appliances they use.
  • 08/03/2016Codensa and Emgesa are working for gender equality in the electric sector

    • For more than five years, the Companies have been implementing initiatives aimed at eliminating gender inequalities and promoting equal working spaces. • Nearly 29% of the Companies' staff is made up of women, 13% of which hold management positions.
  • 22/02/2016Codensa and Terpel sign an agreement to develop electric charging points in service stations

    • The agreement establishes that both companies will analyze the viability of implementing and operating electric charging points in the Terpel’s network of service stations. • The overcrowding of electric charging points in service stations is one of the main components in order to amplify electric mobility in Colombia.
  • 19/01/2016Codensa launches guide for the implementation of its inclusive service model

    • CODENSA is the first company to develop and provide other firms a guide for the implementation of an inclusive customer-service model. • This initiative falls within the company’s strategic guidelines and objectives, aligned with the global diversity policy of the ENEL Group. • The guide is part of major changes within the Company that include the modernization of its service centers at an investment of close to COP 26,900 million, and the training of all customer-service employees.
  • 18/12/2015Enel once again confirmed in the FTSE4Good index

    • The company has once again been included in the prestigious sustainability index thanks to its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance. • Inclusion in the FTSE4Good index complements the Enel Group’s listing in the world’s other leading sustainability indices and assessment frameworks, such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the Carbon Disclosure Project.
  • 16/12/2015Cundinamarca youth graduate from the Escuela de Formación Training Project

    • The Fundación de Codensa y Emgesa and Fundación Servicio Juvenil Bosconia joined together to support the educational process of 200 young people from the rural area of Nemocón (Cundinamarca). • The ENEL Group companies in Colombia continue to pledge their support to the educational process of the country's youth in order to contribute to the improvement in their quality of life.
  • 03/12/2015Codensa and Emgesa are sponsoring the construction of an Eco-Sustainable house in the 2015 Solar Decathlon

    • A novel proposal for housing with natural air conditioning and spatial modulation, 100% solar powered with a vegetable garden. • This house is the proposal of Universidad de los Andes students for affordable social housing in the future. • The house will take part in the 2015 Solar Decathlon Latin America & Caribbean to be carried out in Cali from December 4 to 15.
  • 01/12/2015Enel Group confirmed in Euronext Vigeo sustainability indices

    • Following the second half 2015 review of the Euronext Vigeo - World 120, Eurozone 120 and Europe 120 indices the Enel Group was confirmed in all of these indices. • Group subsidiaries Endesa and Enel Green Power also in the indices.
  • 30/11/2015Codensa and Emgesa: The first companies in the electricity sector to receive the "Equipares" Labor Equality Seal

    • CODENSA and EMGESA received the Labor Equality Seal from the Department of Labor for their outstanding work developing policies and practices to promote gender equality in their Companies. • CODENSA and EMGESA are the only companies in the energy sector certified with this Equality Seal in Colombia. • CODENSA and EMGESA got the highest score of the first eight companies that were certified in the country.
  • 23/11/2015Codensa Reports 3.4% Increase In Ebitda During The First Nine Months Of 2015

    • During 2015 CODENSA has invested 260,236 million COP, mainly in works to improve the quality of service, modernise grids, and repotentiate circuits.
  • 10/11/2015Enel And Esf Onlus Support The World’s Poorest Populations

    The ambitious aim of the non-profit organisation Elettrici Senza Frontieri onlus (ESF onlus), formed mainly of volunteers from the electricity sector, is to promote international solidarity in order to provide the world’s poorest populations with access to a safe, continuous and environment-friendly supply of electricity. As of today, Enel will become one of the association’s most important partners in supporting the charity’s development, emergency and post-emergency work.
  • 09/11/2015Enel In Bloomberg Businessweek’s 50 Companies To Watch In 2016

    Enel has been named by magazine Bloomberg Businessweek in its list of 50 companies to watch in 2016.
  • 27/10/2015Enel Turns The Leaning Tower Of Pisa Blue For The 70th Anniversary Of The United Nations

    Enel has joined the global campaign to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations and is lighting up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. On October 24th, more than 250 monuments, churches, temples, museums and other landmarks in more than 65 countries around the world will be lit up blue, the official colour of the United Nations, as part of a global campaign to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. Enel will also light blue its pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015.
  • 23/10/2015Endesa And The Real Madrid Foundation Celebrate The 6th "Tournament For Integration" By Promoting Sports In Colombia, Chile And Brazil

    • The winning teams from the Codensa Cup in Colombia, Chilectra Cup in Chile and the Ampla Cup in Brazil play against a team from the Real Madrid youth academy. The children are between 12 and 13 years of age. • The goal of the tournament is to promote sports as a stimulus for better integration between cultures, while simultaneously forming citizen values.
  • 21/10/2015Codensa Launches A Service Center In Mesitas Del Colegio

    • With an investment of COP 1,674 million, CODENSA has opened its ninth modernized Customer Service Center.
  • 20/10/2015Codensa Launches A Service Center In Suba

    • With an investment of COP 1,616 million, CODENSA has opened its eighth modernized Customer Service Center.
  • 29/09/2015Codensa Is Moving Onto A Smart Electrical Energy System

    • Remote controls allow the detection and isolation of failure zones more accurately and in less time. • This modernization will lead to fewer failures, their duration will be shorter and the number of customers affected by the failures will be smaller.
  • 10/09/2015Enel Once Again Confirmed In Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

    • For the twelfth year in a row Enel has been admitted to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). Endesa also confirmed in the World index • Less than 10% of the companies assessed by DJSI are admitted to the World Index • Enel’s score in DJSI World’s economic dimension is “industry best” among electric utilities at 92, compared with a sector average of 57 • The Group’s share capital includes 134 Socially Responsible Investors (SRI) holding 8.6% of its free float.
  • 03/09/2015Codensa And Emgesa Present Their 2014 Sustainability Report

    • Lucio Rubio Díaz, CEO of Enel Colombia -CODENSA and EMGESA-, present the Companies' Eleventh Sustainability Report. • The pilot solar energy plans implemented in the Companies' buildings are a new item in technology innovation.
  • 31/08/2015Codensa Reports Net Income Of 234,577 Million Cop In The 1h Of 2015

    • EBITDA increased by 6.7% in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period of last year.
  • 27/08/2015Enel In Top Five Of Fortune’s New “Change The World” List

    Enel has been named in the top five of Fortune magazine’s Change the World list, a new ranking that shines a spotlight on businesses that make addressing social challenges part of their business strategy. The Group, which is both the only utility and only Italian company to be included in the list was ranked fifth of 50 companies selected by the magazine, and was hailed by Fortune for “charging the barricades when it comes to clean power”.
  • 14/08/2015Codensa Provides Recommendations For Wind And Kite Season

    • If the kite becomes tangled in power lines, never attempt to remove it. Call 115 or 3525930 right away, and CODENSA's specialized staff will remove the kite. • CODENSA has provided 23 specialized teams this year, in addition to the regular operation, and they will be available throughout the season to deal with any requirements and failures due to kites. • Five risk prevention troops will tour the main parks in the areas where the most incidents occur to carry out recreational and educational activities with the communities.
  • 30/07/2015Codensa presents strong plan to face wind and kite season

    • CODENSA increased its response capacity by 15% to resolve technical faults caused by kites. • Twenty-three special teams will be available to carry out preventative and maintenance work throughout the windy season. • The Faults from Winds and Kites Mitigation Plan involved an additional investment of COP 2,800 million to the already scheduled investments for the year.
  • 16/06/2015ENEL Launches Seventh international health and safety week

    • In the last five years, the frequency and severity rates for workplace accidents involving the personnel of Enel and its subcontractors have declined by 50% and 29% respectively
  • 12/06/2015Colombia commemorates the world day against child labor

    • As members of the Colombian Network Against Child Labor, CODENSA and EMGESA join the campaign to prevent and eradicate this practice in Colombia.
  • 07/05/2015CODENSA starts commercial operation of 500 kv electrical substation, the nations largest: Bacatá Substation

    • The Company doubled the substation transformer capacity, which is now 900 MVA. • This substation contributes to improve the levels of reliability and stability of the electric system in the center of the country, to improve the quality of service delivered to 2.8 million CODENSA customers and to increase our capacity to meet new demand. • Bacatá alone can serve the demand of one city the size of Barranquilla and the whole Department of Boyacá simultaneously.
  • 21/04/2015New Codensa service center on calle 80

    • With an investment of COP 2,411 million, CODENSA has opened its seventh modernized Customer Service Center. • The objective of the modernization program, in which COP 20,754 million have been invested so far, is to improve the customer's experience in its interaction with the Company.
  • 04/03/2015Santa Lucía estrena sector introduces public led lighting

    • The project to upgrade Bogotá´s public lighting with LED technology continues to make progress. In coordination with the UAESP and Codensa, City Hall delivered the project to the Calle 44 with Avenida Caracas sector.
  • 18/02/2015Plaza de las Américas sector with better

    • As part of the City Hall's project to upgrade public lighting with LED technology, which Codensa has been implementing in coordination with the Public Services Special Administrative Unit (UAESP, for the Spanish original), comprehensive work was carried out in Plaza de las Américas, one of the busiest areas in Bogotá. • The investment of $ 240 million was made to install, exchange and repair 280 LED, sodium and metal halide lights.
  • 02/02/2015Bringing energy. Bringing the future. Enel at Expo 2015

    “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” is the theme of the Milan Expo 2015. As the Official Global Partner of the event, Enel will install a smart grid in its pavilion, in order to optimise power distribution in the exhibition area and offer visitors the opportunity to observe and learn about the grid: a zero emission contribution for a very important international event.
  • 31/12/2014Codensa updates its billing process

    • The Company will update the areas in which meter reading and bill distribution is carried out, in order to group them sequentially according to geographic location. • This project will impact close to 760,000 customers in the city and will have an estimated investment of $816 million.
  • 10/12/2014CODENSA and Uaesp completed Bogotá's First LED Public Lighting System

    • The first phase of the public lighting modernization project includes the installation of 11,800 lights. • The modernization project includes the installation of 33,000 LED lights in Bogotá. • The total investment will be for nearly $70,000 million.
  • 02/12/2014CODENSA and EMGESA Participate In The Founding of the Colombian Network Against Child Labor

    • The companies form part of the group of 14 firms that today signed the agreement certifying them as members of the Network and as promoters of strategies, programs and projects for the prevention and eradication of child labor. • As part of the network's formation, the experiences of countries where the initiative is already in place, such as Ecuador, Brazil, and Argentina, were drawn upon.
  • 27/11/2014CODENSA installs new anti-vandalism electricity box covers to prevent the theft of infrastructure

    • Thus far, 110 covers have been installed in areas considered critical due to robbery and vandalism rates. • The installed covers are made of fiberglass, meaning that they have little commercial value, and they have a special locking system.
  • 13/11/2014CODENSA Continues Working On Improving Bogota's Public Lighting System

    • So far this year, more than 2,500 new lights have been installed in the city. • Bogotá is currently in the process of modernizing its public lighting system with LED technology. The installation thereof will begin in December.
  • 29/10/2014CODENSA and EMGESA join the second annual carpool week held in Bogotá

    • Over that week, close to 1,100 CODENSA and EMGESA employees can participate in this initiative to promote an effective, alternative, eco-friendly transportation solution. • Carpool week in Bogotá is designed to contribute to sustainable mobility through an activity that positively affects road decongestion, CO2 emissions, and the time and money people spend on commuting.
  • 28/10/2014CODENSA net income at COP$394,521 millon, 1.37% up on september 2013

    In the first nine months of 2014, CODENSA added 64,542 customers to its area of interest, a 3.3% growth on September 2013.
  • 21/10/2014On World Energy Savings Day, A Few Recommendations For Efficient Use In Your Home

    • Efficient energy use is about more than saving for the sake of saving. It is a method for the productive, efficient and conscientious use of energy. • Good energy use includes learning about the consumption of household appliances in order to control costs in the home. • We invite everyone to turn the efficient use of this resource into an everyday habit.
  • 02/10/2014CODENSA has brought its offices to more than 200,000 customers with its mobile service centers

    • CODENSA has invested nearly COP 850 million in acquiring six Mobile Service Centers to get closer to its customers and make procedures with the Company easier. • These Mobile Centers are also used in case of emergency to provide priority, first-hand service to customers who might be affected by a contingency.
  • 25/09/2014Succuessful issuance of CODENSA bonds on the colombian capital market

    • Demand was 2.1 times greater than the amount offered. • This strong investor response demonstrates market confidence in Condensa's financial soundness and management.
  • 24/09/2014EMGESA will issue bonds up to $185,000 million

    • The issue will be carried out tomorrow via a Dutch auction, as part of the issuance and placement program approved by the Financial Superintendence of Colombia.

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