Empresa Nacional de Electricidad SA (Endesa Chile) is a Chile-based company primarily engaged in the generation and distribution of electric energy. The Company is a parent of Grupo Endesa Chile, a group which comprises a number of entities also active in the energy sector with operations established in Chile, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. The Company, along with its subsidiaries and affiliates, owns and operates approximately 180 hydroelectric, thermal and wind power generating units, which have a total installed capacity of more than 13,000 megawatts (MW). In addition, the Company is involved in the engineering and construction sector, as well as consultancy services. The Company has such subsidiaries as Generandes Peru SA, Southern Cone Power Argentina SA, Inversiones Endesa Norte SA and Compania Electrica Tarapaca SA, among others.