Odebrecht Energía del Perú is the local unit of Brazilian engineering group Odebrecht. The firm operates in the engineering, construction, and petrochemical sectors, and also invests in irrigation, energy, transportation and logistics projects. It entered the Peruvian market in 1979. That year, the company built the Charcani V hydroelectric plant, the only power plant in the world built inside a volcano. Odebrecht is present in 17 Peruvian regions and has participated in more than 67 projects. The firm is headquartered in the capital city of Lima.