Enel Américas SA engages in the generation, transportation, and distribution of energy. It operates through the Generation and Transmission, and Distribution segments. The Generation and Transmission segment consists of companies that own electricity generating plants, whose energy is transmitted and distributed to end customers. The Distribution segment includes companies operating under a public utility concession, with service obligations and regulated tariffs for supplying regulated customers in different countries. The company was founded on June 19, 1981 and is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.