As part of the initiatives under the National Solar Mission, MNRE has launched the ambitious plan of implementation of 23 GW (23,000 MW) Grid-connected Ultra Mega Solar PV Projects in the Leh and Ladakh regions of Jammu & Kashmir. Phase-I of the same comprises setting up of 2500 MW Solar PV Capacity in Kargil Region and 5000 MW to be set up in Leh district.
The scope of work shall comprise setting up of the Solar PV Projects along with implementation of the entire power evacuation infrastructure (substations along with transmission lines),till the drawl point. A single tender shall be issued for selection of the Project Developer, who shall be responsible for the setting up of the Solar PV Project along with the power evacuation infrastructure.
Tentatively, the projects are planned to be set up in the Pang region in Leh and in the Zangla region in Kargil. Drawl point for the 2500 MW Project is tentatively planned to be located in New Wanpoh and for the 5000 MW capacity, it has been tentatively planned to be located in Hisar.
The RfS document is likely to be issued by 15th December, 2018. Prospective Bidders are requested to keep themselves updated on the websites of SECI and TCIL in this regard.