April power use in the industrial and commercial (non-regulated) segment jumped 4.3% while that of the captive market (households and small businesses) edged 0.2% higher.
The financial services group plans to launch a health insurer in Chile and, later, enter Mexico and Peru.
The economy strengthened in Q1 as the country's tax agency SII said the sale and purchase of digital assets is VAT exempt but traders must keep a register of transactions.
The Brazilian utility will provide services for another 30 years and invest some US$50mn in the towns.
Deep disagreement over a bill that would have given concessionaires more time to comply with the obligatory widening of certain highways led the government to abandon the measure altogether.
President Martín Vizcarra, who has been enjoying a relative political honeymoon with the opposition-dominated congress since taking office in late March, secured special legislative powers to be able to speed up a flooding reconstruction plan.