Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is likely to issue Request for Selection (RfS) bids for implementation of grid-connected ultra mega solar photovoltaic (PV) projects of capacity 23 GW in Leh and Ladakh regions of Jammu and Kashmir.
Phase I of the project will include development of 2,500 MW of solar power capacity in Kargil region and 5,000 MW solar power capacity in Leh district. According to media sources, the projects are planned to be set up in the Pang region in Leh and in the Zangla region in Kargil. The drawl point for the projects in Kargil region and Leh district is planned to be located in New Wanpoh and Hisar respectively.
The scope of work includes setting up of the solar projects along with implementation of the entire power evacuation infrastructure (substations along with transmission lines), till the drawl point.