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Photovoltaic power plant Aura Solar II. - | America


Isolux Corsán has consolidated its presence in Latin American market with the construction of the photovoltaic power plant Aura Solar II. The project was completed in just seven months and was ready for commercial operation the 31st of July 2015.

The project was developed by the Mexican company Gauss Energy and is located in the province of Choluteca. Honduras is positioned behind Chile, as the second largest PV market in the region

The project will generate 125 GWh/year  and will avoid the emission of  90.520 tons of CO2 per year.

 Aura Solar II will avoid the emission of 90.520 tons of CO2 per year. Aura Solar II, is the largest project in the region of Mexico and Central America, and has received private investment from Mexico and Honduras, with financing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) part of the World Bank, as well as Bancomext and the German KFW Development Bank DEG.The project will generate 125 GWh/year equivalent to supply clean energy to more than 80,000 families in the country.

It has achieved the support of the government of Honduras and also the National Electricity Company (ENEE). Isolux Corsán has been the company responsible for the construction and operation of the project. It is located in an area of 150 hectares and includes about 200,000 multicrystalline modules. The solar plant is connected to the substation of Santa Lucia and is expected to produce about 125 gigawatt hours per year.



Photovoltaic power plant Aura Solar II.
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  • Business category:Energy - Renewable
  • Location:Choluteca| Honduras
  • Client:GAUSS Energía
  • Budget:90 millones de dólares
  • Installed capacity:61,5 MW
  • Surface area:150  ha
  • Modules:200.000 multicristalinos
  • Lead time:8 meses

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