SECI issues tenders for solar power projects in Ladakh

SECI issues tenders for solar power projects in Ladakh
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NEW DELHI: As a part of its ambitious plan to build 23 GW solar power projects in Ladakh, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Wednesday issued tenders for construction of 7.5 GW solar power projects in Phase-I in the region.
As per the tender document while 2.5 GW capacity solar power project will be built in Kargil, 5 GW capacity project would be started in district Leh in Phase-I.
Solar power developers will set up the projects, including the transmission network up to the interconnection point at their own cost, according to the tender document.
SECI will sign a 35-year power purchase agreement with the project developers, who will get a maximum 54 months to get the project running.