Located in Choluteca, the solar facility features more than 200,000 photovoltaic modules to generate 109 million kWh of powera year, which will serve more than 80,000 families. It is expected to reduce CO2 emission of 40,000 tons annually.

The project secured financing from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Mexican bank Bancomext, and the German development agency DEG, and is also supported by private investors in Mexico and Honduras.

The facility is interconnected with the Santa Lucía substation to supply the Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (ENEE), a electrical power company owned and operated by Honduras Government, under a 20-year power purchase agreement.

The Aura II project is expected to create more than 700 jobs at peak production.

Isolux Corsan has so far installed 629MW solar PV plants. The company is engaged in areas of concessions, energy, construction and industrial services, and has operations in more than 40 countries.