Andes Energia Plc is a Latin American energy group engaged in electricity distribution, hydro-electric power generation and oil & gas exploration and production. The company focuses on the Argentinean energy sector and certain other exploration interests outside Argentina. It operates in the hydroelectric sector through its subsidiaries, Empresa Distribuidora de Electricidad de Mendoza SA, the main electricity distribution company in the Province of Mendoza and Hidroelectrica Ameghino SA, a hydroelectric power plant in the Province of Chubut. Andes Energia also has oil and gas interests in Argentina, which include four exploration licences covering nine licence blocks in the San Jorge and Neuquen basins. The company was founded on on March 25, 2004 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.