Rurelec PLC is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company develops, owns and operates power generation capacity in the Southern Cone of Latin America. The Company has two princiipal business lines, such as ownership of power generation facilities on the national grid and in isolated areas, selling electricity on commercial terms and management of rural electrification projects which connect outlying communities to a local electricity distribution system; projects which have been publicly funded by the World Bank, donor countries or multi-lateral development agencies. Subsequent to the year end, December 31, 2011, the Company acquired 50% interest in Cascade Hydro Limited., a hydroelectric power development company focused on run-of-river projects. In September 2013, Rurelec Plc announced the acquisition of the remaining minority interests in Cascade Hydro Limited.