The electric lighting company was built after many difficulties and experiments and put into operation in October 1884. At the end of 1892 it was decided the purchase of the Power Plant, and on January 1 1893 The plant passed into city administration. Since 1902, the Power Plant has provided free public lighting, and since 1910 it has used the power of water in turbines, the three turbines producing 80% of the electricity needed.



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