Aura Solar I PV Park is a 38.76MW solar PV power project. It is located in Baja California Sur, Mexico. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Gauss Energia and is currently owned by Corporacion Aura Solar with a stake of 100%.

Aura Solar I PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 100 hectares.

The project generates 82,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 41,000 households, offsetting 60,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $100m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in March 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Comision Federal de Electricidad under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 30MWh.

Contractors involved

Voltalia Portugal was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Wuxi Suntech Power was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 131,800 modules at the site.

Solar inverters for the project were procured from Ingeteam Corporacion and SMA Solar Technology.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Mecasolar.

Voltalia Portugal is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About Gauss Energia

Gauss Energia SA (Gauss Energia) is a renewable energy company that offers energy consultation services. The company offers services such as development, identification, and marketing of opportunities within the energy sector across Mexico. It also provides consulting services, strategic planning, business positioning, assessment of business opportunities, due diligence, asset management and optimization services. Gauss Energia offers representation services for investors to consolidate business presence in the national energy sector. The company's projects include solar energy, efficient co-generation, wind power, biomass, and mini hydro power projects. It serves renewable energy, electricity, gas, and oil and gas industries. Gauss Energia is headquartered in Mexico.


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