Friday, March 28, 2014

Mexico's Largest Solar Farm Will Produce 64% of La Paz's Electricity

Aura La Paz Solar Farm

Aura Solar will begin delivering solar generated electricity to the La Paz power grid by the end of August. The 100 hectare 250 acre site will provide 30 megawatts of electricity or about 64% of the La Paz requirements. The facility, managed by Aura Solar is being constructed by the Portuguese company, Martifer Solar which began construction in January of 2013. The extensive facility is located to the east-southeast of the La Paz International Airport with business development being managed by Gauss EnergĂ­a, a Mexican company. The plant is estimated to cost $100 million US dollars.  

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